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  2. Vĩnh Tế Canal - Wikipediaĩnh_Tế_Canal

    Vĩnh Tế Canal. Coordinates: 10.570°N 104.926°E. A portion of Vĩnh Tế Canal in Châu Đốc, An Giang Province. The Vĩnh Tế Canal ( Vietnamese: Kênh Vĩnh Tế / 涇永濟, [1] Khmer: ព្រែកជីក or ព្រែកយួន) is an 87-kilometre-long (54 mi) canal in southern Vietnam, designed to give the territory of ...

  3. Operation Crazy Horse - Wikipedia

    Operation Crazy Horse (16 May to 5 June 1966), named after Lakota warrior Crazy Horse, was a search and destroy mission during the Vietnam War conducted by military forces of the United States, South Vietnam, and the Republic of South Korea in two valleys in Bình Định Province of South Vietnam.

  4. Operation Linebacker II - Wikipedia

    Operation Linebacker II, sometimes referred to as the Christmas bombings, was a strategic bombing campaign conducted by the United States against targets in North Vietnam from December 18 to December 29, 1972, during the Vietnam War.

  5. Battle of FSB Mary Ann - Wikipedia

    Fire Support Base (FSB) Mary Ann was established to interdict movement of North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and VC troops and materiel down the K-7 Corridor and Dak Rose Trail (branches of the Ho Chi Minh trail running from Laos to the coast of South Vietnam). Originally intended to be a temporary base, it evolved into a more ...

  6. Operation Masher - Wikipedia

    Operation Masher, also known as Operation White Wing, (24 January—6 March 1966) was the largest search and destroy mission that had been carried out in the Vietnam War up until that time.

  7. Free-fire zone - Wikipedia

    Free-fire zone. A free-fire zone in U.S. military parlance is a fire control measure, used for coordination between adjacent combat units. The definition used in the Vietnam War by U.S. troops may be found in field manual FM 6-20: A specific designated area into which any weapon system may fire without additional coordination with the ...

  8. Tet offensive attack on Joint General Staff Compound - Wikipedia

    Two of the wounded MPs were able to crawl to safety and a third was rescued, but the intense VC fire prevented any further rescue attempts. At 13:00 a V100 armored car from the 720th Military Police Battalion based at Long Binh Post arrived at BOQ3 and the MPs were then able to recover the remaining survivors and most of the dead.

  9. Battle of Binh Gia - Wikipedia

    Background. In 1964, the political establishment in South Vietnam was still in turmoil. Following the coup that ousted Ngô Đình Diệm, the military situation quickly worsened as the Viet Cong gained significant ground in the countryside because the Military Revolutionary Council which governed South Vietnam, lacked direction both in terms of policy and planning, and lacked political ...