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List of allied military operations of the Vietnam War

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This is a list of known military operations of theVietnam Warconducted by the armed forces of the Republic of Vietnam, the United States and their allies. This is not a complete list. Operations are currently listed alphabetically, but are being progressively reorganised as a chronology.

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Operation Adair[1]15 – 24 Jun 671st Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Adairsville[1]31 Jan – 8 Mar 6811th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation to defendLong Binh,Biên Hòa Province

Operation Ahina[1]13–18 May 6725th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionand 1st Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandTay Ninh Provinces

Operation Ainslie[2]31 Aug – 21 Sep 672nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR(ANZAC) operation inPhuoc Tuy Provinceto clear a Vietcong staging and supply area north of the1st Australian Task Forcebase atNui Dat

Operation Akron I[3]9 – 27 Jun 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force operation along Highway 2 encountered elements of the VC 274th Regiment and 5th Division569
Operation Akron II[1]22 – 27 Aug 679th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inLong Khanh Province

Operation Akron III[1]26 Sep – 21 Oct 671st Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Akron V[1]11 – 21 Jan 681st Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Akumu/Xay Duong 12-7[1]8 Jul – 28 Aug 671st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 7th Regiment cordon and search operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Ala Moana[4]19 Feb – 14 May 6725th Infantry Divisionoperation inHua Nghai,Tay NinhandBinh Duong Provinces38238
Operation Alcorn Grove[1]21 Mar – 6 Apr 6811th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation inLong Khanh Province

Operation Alice[1]1 – 9 Sep 68196th Infantry Brigadesecurity operation inTay Ninh Province

Operation All the Way[1]24 Oct – 26 Nov 651/1 Cavalryoperation nearPleiku

Operation Allen Brook[5][1]4 May – 24 Aug 681st Battalion, 7th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marines,3rd Battalion, 7th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Battalion,26th Marines, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Battalions,27th Marinesand 2nd Battalion,13th Marinesoperation in southernQuang Nam Province1,017240
Operation Altoona[1]13 – 23 Jan 68199th Infantry Brigadesearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Ambush Alley[1]
3rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroad and convoy security operation onRoute 13,III Corps

Operation Andover[6]1 – 10 Apr 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation inHua Nghai Provincevicinity of village ofTan Hoa45942
Operation An Lac[7](Peace and Goodwill)25 Nov 62ARVN regiment operation in a major drive to gain control ofĐắk Lắk Provincein theCentral Highlands
Operation Anvil[1]16 – 17 Aug 65Search and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Apache Snow[8]10 May – 7 Jun 699th Marinesand101st Airborne Divisionoperation in westernThua Thien Province97754
Operation Arc Light[9]18 Jun 65 – 15 Aug 73B-52 Stratofortressbombing campaign against communist base areas throughout Vietnam

Operation Ardmore[1]17 Jul – 31 Oct 671st Battalion, 13th Marinesand 1st and 3rd Battalions,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Arizona[1]13 – 26 Jun 672nd Battalion 5th Marines,2nd Battalion 7th Marines,3rd Battalion 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion 11th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Arkansas City I[3]15 – 21 Sep 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force operation along Highway 2 to attempt to locate and destroy the VC 274th Regiment

Operation Arkansas City II[1]24 Sep – 9 Oct 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Arlington[1]27 Jan 692nd Battalion,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation

Operation Arlington Canyon[1]3 Jul – 21 Sep 692nd Battalion 4th Marinesand3rd Battalion 4th Marinesclear and search and security operations aroundVandegrift Combat Base

Operation Ashfield[1]15–25 May 702nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR(ANZAC) reconaissance and ambush operation

Operation Ashgrove Tram[10]25 Mar – 29 May 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR(ANZAC) cordon-and-search operation in the village ofLong Hải

Operation Ashland[1]18 May – 8 Jun 673/5 Cavalryoperation inBiên HòaandLong Khanh Provinces

Operation Atalla/Casey[1]20 – 27 Jan 681st Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Long Province

Operation Atherton[11]10 Dec 69 – 10 Jan 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation along theLong Khánh Province/Phuoc Tuy Provinceborders to drive the elements of 274th VC Regiment into the border area, by reconnaissance in force, to ambush locations in the east

Operation Atlanta II[1]18 Nov – 23 Dec 672nd and 3rd Brigades,25th Infantry Divisionand ARVN5th Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandHậu Nghĩa Provinces

Operation Atlas I[1]3 – 7 Apr 681st Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Atlas Power[1]10 Apr 691st Infantry Divisionsecurity operation nearSaigon

Operation Atlas Wedge[12]17 – 24 Mar 691st Infantry Division,11th Armored Cavalry Regiment,1/4th Cavalryoperation in the Michelin rubber plantation nearDau Tieng. After making contact, the NVA were defeated with the "pile on" tactics using air strikes, air and armored cav,Rome Plows, and infantry421
Operation Auburn I[1]677th Marinessecurity operation in the "rocket belt" aroundDanang,Quang Nam Province

Operation Auburn II[13][14]28 Dec 67 – 3 Jan 685th Marinesoperation south ofDa Nang, and onGo Noi Island3724
Operation Ayr[1][15]6 – 7 Mar 676th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation nearBình Ba,Phuoc Tuy Province

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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Badger CatchlaterOperation Napoleon[16][17]20 – 26 Jan 68BLT3rd Battalion, 1st MarinesandHMM-165search and destroy operation to clear the north banks of theCua Viet Riverand prevent enemy interdiction of river traffic1012
Operation Badger Hunt[1]13 – 29 Nov 672nd Battalion 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation inĐại Lộc District,Quang Nam Province

Operation Badger Tooth[1]26 Dec 67 – 2 Jan 683rd Battalion 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Baek Ma I[18]29 – 31 Jan 67ROK 9th Divisionsearch-and-destroy operation inKhanh Hoa Province390
Operation Baird Silver[1]24 Apr – 4 May 704th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Ballarat[19]4 – 16 Aug 677th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch-and-destroy operation against VC bases in the easternHat Dicharea

Operation Ballard Valley[1]10 – 19 Sep 701st Marine Divisionsearch and destroy operation nearDananginI Corps

Operation Ballistic Arch[1]24 – 27 Nov 671st Battalion 3rd Marineshelicopter and amphibious assault operation 7km south of theDMZinQuang Tri Province

Operation Ballistic Charge[20]16 – 28 Sep 671st Battalion 3rd Marinesoperation inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Banjo Royce/Quang Trung 23/4[1]7 – 18 Jun 681st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionreconaissance in force operation inLâm ĐồngandTuyen Duc Provinces

Operation Barbara Glade I[1]15–30 May 70Special Forcesintelligence gathering operation on theKhe Sanhplateau andĐa Krông river valley

Operation Barbara Glade II[1]23 – 30 Jun 70Special Forcesintelligence gathering operation on theKhe Sanhplateau andĐa Krông river valley

Operation Barking Sands[21]18 May – 7 Dec 6725th Infantry Divisionoperation inHua NghaiandBinh Duong Provinces30419
Operation Barracuda[22][23][1]11 Aug – 8 Sep 652nd Brigade,1st Infantry Division, the newly arrived 1st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand 1st Battalion,18th Infantrysearch and destroy operation 19km west ofNha Trang,Khanh Hoa Province25
Operation Barrel Roll[24]14 Dec 64 – 29 Mar 73The bombing ofLaosby U.S. forces, to support theRoyal Lao ArmyandCIA-trainedHmong

Operation Barren Green[1][25]24 – 27 Jul 705th Marinesoperation inMỹ Hiệp,An Giang Province

Operation Barrier Reef[26]2 Jan 69fourth and last interdiction barrier in theMekong Deltaestablished with naval patrols operating on the LaGrange-Ong Long Canal from, Tuyen Nhon on theVam Co Tay RivertoAn Longon theMekong

Operation Bastion Hill[1]11 – 20 Oct 671st Battalion 1st Marines,2nd Battalion 1st Marines,1st Battalion 3rd Marines,1st Battalion 4th Marinesand1st Battalion 11th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Province

Operation Batten Down/Dagger Thrust[1]
7th FleetSLF series of short (usually 1 or 2 day) amphibious operations aimed at the destruction of VC installations and capturing or destroying VC personnel and material. Operation name changed to Batten Down in February 1966

Operation Baxter Garden/Lam Son 214[27]19 – 26 Apr 682nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand1st Tank Battalionclearing operation 8km east ofHue

Operation Bayonet[28][29]7 Sep 65One of several named operations conducted by the 1st Brigade,101st Airborneas part ofOperation Highlandin the An Khe area,Binh Dinh Province,II Corps
Operation Beacan Torch[1]17 – 25 Jul 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesamphibious search and destroy operations inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Beacon Gate[1]7 – 11 Aug 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinessweep operations inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Beacon Guide[1]21 – 30 Jul 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation 29km south ofHue

Operation Beacon Hill[30]20 Mar – 3 Apr 673rd Marine Divisionoperation inQuang Tri Province33416
Operation Beacon Point[1]1 – 3 Sep 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinesamphibious assault operation into the "Street without Joy" area to the east ofRoute 1betweenQuang TriandHue

Operation Beacon Star[31]26 Apr – 12 May 673rd Marine Divisionoperation inQuang Tri Province,TAORvicinity ofKhe Sanh46924
Operation Beacon Torch[32]18 Jun – 2 Jul 67US Costal Division Twelve operation to cover an enemy-controlled area east of theTruong Giang Riverand southeast of the city ofHoi An8613
Operation Bear Bite[33]3 – 18 Jul 67Marines amphibious and heliborne assault near theDMZ150
Operation Bear Chain/Fremont[1]20 – 26 Jul 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesoperation to engage the VC 806th Battalion in the "Street without Joy" area to the east ofRoute 1betweenQuang TriandHue

Operation Bear Claw[34](part ofOperation Game Warden)2 – 14 Jul 673rd Marine Divisionoperation inQuang Tri Provincevicinity ofCon Thien,SLFpart ofOperation Buffalo42429
Operation Beau Charger[35]18–26 May 67US 7th Fleet combined forces amphibious landing and sweep operation into the southern half of theDMZin theBen Hai Riverarea8323
Operation Beau Diddley[1]22 Apr 672nd Battalion, 3rd MarinesandSwift Boatamphibious operation inI Corps

Operation Beaumaris[36]13 – 14 Feb 675th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon-and-search ofAn Nhut, a small village lying betweenLong Điền DistrictandĐất Đỏ Districtin the heart of the richest rice-producing area ofPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Beaver I[1]17 – 21 Dec 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroad clearing and security operation inIII Corps

Operation Beaver Cage[37]28 Apr – 12 May 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinesoperation to sweep a long-established VC stronghold 40km south ofDanang200
Operation Beaver Dam[1]13 – 19 Apr 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsecurity for land-clearing operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Beaver Track[1]4 – 16 Jul 672nd Battalion 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation nearCam Lo

Operation Belt Drive[1]27 Aug – 6 Sep 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation on the Nhung River south ofQuang Tri

Operation Benton[38]12 Aug – 1 Sep 67101st Airborne Divisionand196th Infantry Brigadeoperation inQuang Tin Province39745
Operation Big Horn[1]26 Oct 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Big Horn II[1]4 – 21 Apr 672nd Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesand 2nd Battalion,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Big Muddy[1]5 – 17 Jan 693rd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionoperations along theSaigonRiver

Operation Big Spring[1]29 Jan – 16 Feb 671st Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionand173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Billings[39]20 Jun – 9 Jul 671st Infantry Divisionoperation inBinh Duong,Phuoc LongandLong Khánh Provinces34740
Operation Binder I[1]1 Nov 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Binder II[1]2 Nov 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Binder III[1]7 Nov 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Binder IV[1]8 Nov 653rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionand1st Battalion, 16th Infantrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Binh Dinh[1]10 – 11 Aug 65USMCsearch and destroy operation inII Corps

Operation Binh Son Support[1]3 – 5 Dec 67198th Infantry Brigadeoperation nearChu Lai

Operation Binh Tay I[1]4–25 May 70Phase I of theCambodian Incursion.4th Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion506th Airborne, ARVN 40th Regiment,22nd Division,2nd Ranger Group,23rd Divisionand2nd Armored Brigadesearch and destroy operation against the NVA B-3 Front in the "Fishhook" and "Parrot's Beak" areas ofKampong ChamandSvay Rieng Provincesin eastern Cambodia

Operation Binh Tay II[1]14–27 May 70Phase II of theCambodian Incursion. ARVN 40th and 47th Regiments22nd Divisionwere inserted by helicopter to attack NVA Base Area 701 while the3rd Armored Cavalry Regimentattacked across the border fromDarlac ProvinceintoRatanakiri Provincein eastern Cambodia

Operation Binh Tay III[1]20 May – 27 Jun 70Phase III of theCambodian Incursion. ARVN23rd Divisionattacked the NVA 33rd Regiment in NVA Base Area 740 west ofBuôn Ma ThuộtinRatanakiri Provincein eastern Cambodia

Operation Binh Tay IV[1]23 – 27 Jun 70Phase IV of theCambodian Incursion. ARVN22nd Divisionmovement of Cambodian refugees along Highway 19 in eastern Cambodia toĐức Cơ District

Operation Binh Thuan 39[40]27 – 29 Aug 64ARVN operation about 7 miles north ofMuong ManinBinh Thuan Province
Operation Birdwood[1]29 Jun – 23 Jul 707th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to interdict VC movement to and from theLong Hảihills inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Black Ferret[41]3 – 5 Nov 651st Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 7th Marinesand 4th Regiment ARVN2nd Divisionsearch and destroy operation 16km south ofChu Lai,Quang Ngai Province,I Corps. CorrespondentDickey Chapellewas killed by a mine booby-trap on this operation21 Marine, 1 Correspondent
Operation Black Lion[1]13 Oct 652nd Battalion,28th Infantrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Blackhawk[42]Dec 68 – 14 Jan 691/7 Cavalryoperation in the 44th Special Tactical Zone north ofVinh Longto place round-the-clock pressure on infiltration routes along the Cambodian border and keep a constant watch for VC movement3029
Operation Blackjack[1]15 Apr – 26 May 675th Special Forces Groupand Mobile Guerilla Force 876 operation

Operation Blackjack 23[1]3 Mar – 3 Apr 67Mobile Guerilla Force operation in westernII Corps

Operation Blackjack 24[1]15 Mar – 30 Apr 67Mobile Guerilla Force operation in westernII Corps

Operation Blackjack 25[1]15 Apr – 26 May 67Mobile Guerilla Force operation in westernII Corps

Operation Blackjack 33[43]27 Apr – 24 May 675th Special Forces Groupoperation inChâu Đức District32067
Operation Blast Out[44]2 – 3 Aug 651st Battalion, 3rd Marinesand ARVN 4th Regiment first search and clear operation in Cam Ne village 16km southwest ofDanang,Quang Nam Province,I Corps. The operation was filmed by a CBS news crew who showed the Marines setting fire to Vietnamese huts with theirZippolighters7
Operation Blue Bonnet[1]1 – 9 Oct 653/1 Cavalrysecurity operation alongRoute 19Binh Dinh Province

Operation Blue Light[1]23 Dec 65 – 23 Jan 6660thand61st Military Airlift Wingsairlift of the25th Infantry DivisionfromHawaiitoPleiku

Operation Blue Marlin[45]7 – 10 Nov 65BLT2nd Battalion 7th Marines,3rd Battalion 3rd Marines,VNMCamphibious operation nearTam Ky,Quang Tin Province,I Corps

Operation Blue Marlin II[46]16 – 19 Nov 65BLT3rd Battalion, 3rd Marinesamphibious operation tying in with two ARVNRanger Battalions35km south ofDanang252 ARVN
Operation Bluefield[1]5 – 9 Jun 67US search and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Bluefield II[1]23 – 28 Sep 671st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy and road-clearing operation inIII Corps

Operation Bold Lancer I[1]4–14 May 701st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inCambodia

Operation Bold Lancer II[1]15 May – 28 Jun 701st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inCambodia

Operation Bold Mariner[47](part ofOperation Game Warden)13 Jan – 9 Feb 69HMM-362, SLF-A, ARVN2nd Division,2/26th Marines,HMM-164operation inQuang Ngai Province, I Corps,Batangan Peninsula; this cordon, search, and sweep operation was the largest amphibious assault of the War605
Operation Bolling[48]19 Sep 67-31 Jan 691st Cavalry Divisionand173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation inPhu Yen Province71555
Operation Bolo[49]2 Jan 67USAF decoy mission to disguise theelectronic signatureofF-4fighter asF-105sin order to lureVPAFMiGsto engage7MiG 21
Operation Bondi[50]27 Dec 69 – 16 Feb 705th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon and search ofDuc Trung,Bình BaandDuc Myvillages

Operation Boudinot[1]15 Oct – 31 Dec 675th Special Forces Group,27th MSF CompanyandCIDGoperation inĐắk Lắk Province

Operation Boundary Rider[1]27 – 31 Dec 689th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentblocking and search operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Bowen[1]10–12 May 676th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation nearLong Tan,Phuoc Tuy Province

Operation Box Springs[1]16 – 28 Mar 683rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Brandeis Blue[1]2 Jul – 1 Sep 702nd Battalion,8th Infantry,4th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Brandywine[1]20 Feb 673rd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inDinh Tuong Province

Operation Breakfast[51][52](first phase ofOperation Menu)18 Mar – 2 May 69B-52bombing of eastern Cambodia; the first course in a four-year bombing campaign thatdrew Cambodia into the Vietnam War

Operation Bribie[53]17 – 18 Feb 676th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch-and-destroy operation in Ap My An,Phuoc Tuy Province, to establish a blocking position to prevent the withdrawal eastwards of a VC force which had unsuccessfully ambushedRoute 44betweenDat Doand LangPhuoc Hai70
Operation Bright Light[1]9 Mar 71198th Infantry BrigadePOW recovery operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Bristol Boots[1]24 Apr – 15 May 691st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inRuong Ruong Valley,Thua ThienandQuang Nam Provinces

Operation Broken Hill[1]6 – 13 Jun 677th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Brush[1]14 Dec 67 – 20 Jan 685th Special Forces GroupandMIKE Forceoperation on theII Corps/III Corpsboundary

Operation Bryan White[1]20 May – 29 Jun 703rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantryand2/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inĐắk Lắk Province

Operation Buckner[1]15 Apr – 15 May 67Special ForcesDetachment B-50 Project Omega operation in westernII Corps

Operation Buena Vista[1]
199th Infantry Brigadeand5th ARVN Marine Battalionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandBinh Hoa Provinces

Operation Buffalo/Beaver Track/Bear Claw[54]2–14 Jul 673rd Marine Divisionoperation with SLF vicinityDMZCon ThienandCam Lo1,281125
Operation Bull Run I[1]18 Aug – 24 Sep 695th Special Forces Groupand3rd Mike Forcereconnaissance in force operation inPhuoc Long Province

Operation Bull Run II[1]19 Jan – 15 Mar 705th Special Forces Groupand3rd Mike Forcereconnaissance in force operation inPhuoc Long Province

Operation Bullard[1]16 May – 28 Jun 67MIKE Forceoperation inII Corps

Operation Bullseye V[1]27 – 31 Jan 672/1 Cavalryand ARVN 40th Regiment reconnaissance operation on the southwestern Bong Son Plain inBing Dinh Province

Operation Bunker Hill[1]16 Feb 673rd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionoperation inDinh Tuong Province

Operation Burlington Trail[55]8 Apr – 11 Nov 68198th Infantry Brigadeoperation along border ofQuang Tin ProvinceandQuang Nam Provinces1,931212
Operation Burnham[1]29 Aug – 30 Sep 696th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC),199th Infantry BrigadeandRoyal Thai Army Volunteer Forcereconnaissance and land-clearing operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Burtrand[1]14 – 17 Nov 695th Special Forces Groupand3rd Mike Forcereconnaissance in force operation onHon TreIsland southeast ofNha Trang

Operation Bushmaster I[56][1]14 – 22 Nov 653rd Brigade1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation south of the Michelin rubber plantation inBinh Duong Province245
Operation Bushmaster II[57]28 Nov – 9 Dec 653rd Brigade1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province301
Operation Bushmaster III[57]9 – 16 Dec 651st Brigade101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province301
Operation Bushmaster Bravo[1]17 Oct 653rd Brigade1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Butler[1]9 – 12 Jun 671 Company from each of the1st Battalion, 7th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

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Operation Cacti[58][29]9 Sep 65One of several named operations conducted by the 1st Brigade,101st Airborneas part ofOperation Highlandin the An Khe area,Binh Dinh Province,II Corps
Operation Cactus[1]13 – 14 Sep 65US search and destroy operation inII Corps

Operation Calhoun[1]25 Jun – 1 Jul 671st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,3rd Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesand1st Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Caloundra[59]9 – 10 Jan 675th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation against the VC village cadres, cordon-and-search ofBình Ba, 7km north alongRoute 2from the task force

Operation Camden[1]16 – 31 Dec 673rd Battalion,25th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 49th Regiment search and destroy operation inHậu NghĩaandTay Ninh Provinces

Operation Camden I[60]1 – 31 Jan 675th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon-and-search missions south ofNui Datin and around the village ofHoa Long, which had been a center of recent Vietcong activity

Operation Camden II[61]29 Jul – 30 Aug 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to protect a land clearing team (US), and conduct reconnaissance in force (RIF) operations to locate and destroy VC main force units in AO (Area Operations) Mindy situated betweenRoute 15(Saigon toVung Tau),Route 2(Ba RiatoXuyen Moc) andRoute 1

Operation Cameron Falls[1]25 May – 23 Jun 692nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesoperation southwest ofCa LuinQuang Tri Province

Operation Campbell Steamer[1]12 Jul – 15 Aug 692nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand 2nd Battalion,502nd Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inQuang NamandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Can Giuoc[62]19 – 20 Jun 673rd Brigade9th Infantry Divisionoperation inLong An Provincewest ofCan GiuocDistrict to secureRoute 4

Operation Cane Field[1]25 Mar 691/1 Cavalryclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Canyon[1]5 – 10 Apr 671st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 25th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang NamandQuang Tri Provincesincluding a sweep of the Barrier Island which was bounded by the Cua Dai/Son Thu Bon rivers to the north and the Truong Giang to the west

Operation Capital[1]12 – 30 Oct 683rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation 15km northeast ofNui Dat226
Operation Capricorn[1]26 May – 11 Jun 702nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) battalion reconnaissance and ambush operation in theNui Dinhhills226
Operation Carentan[63]8 – 31 Mar 681st and 3rd Brigades,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionsearch and destroy, cordon and search, reconnaissance in force operation in the lowlands ofQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Carentan II[64]1 Apr – 17 May 68101st Airborne Divisionand 3rd Brigade82nd Airborne Divisionoperation in lowlands ofQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces2,100195
Operation Carlisle[1]3 – 7 Apr 681st Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inPhuoc Long Province

Operation Carolina Blaster[1]14 Aug – 28 Sep 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand ARVN 3rd Regiment search and clear operation in theA Shau ValleyandĐa Krông ValleyinQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Caroline Hill[1]29 Apr – 1 Jul 71196th Infantry Brigadeoperation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Catawba Falls[1]18 – 21 Sep 701st Marine Divisionoperation inQuang Nam Provinceto cover the movement of the5th MarinesfromAn Hoato theVu GiaRiver Valley

Operation Cavalier Beach[1]5–9 May 70Transfer of command ofI CorpsfromIII MAFtoXXIV Corps. XXIV Corps Headquaters moved fromPhu BaitoCamp Horn.III MAFmoved toCamp Hawkins

Operation Cedar Falls[65]8 – 26 Jan 6725th Infantry Division,1st Infantry Division,11th Armored Cavalry Regimentand ARVN operation to attack Vietcong positions in theIron Triangle,Binh Duong Province73572
Operation Champaign Grove[66]3 – 24 Sep 6823rd Infantry Divisionoperation inQuang Ngai Province37815
Operation Chapman[1][67]16 Feb – 13 Jun 671st and 2nd Battalions,2nd Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation in theRung Sat Special Zone

Operation Charger[1]26 – 27 Jun 681st Battalion,12th Cavalry Regimentand ARVN 1st Regiment search and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Charger Sweep[1]6 – 9 Dec 651/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Charlton[68]12 – 16 Apr 68USMCoperation south ofCam Lo

Operation Chattachoochee Swamp/Lien Ket 45[1]20 – 30 Jun 683rd Battalion,11th Infantry BrigadeandARVN 2nd Divisionclear and search operation in Song Tea Khuc and Song Tam Rao valleys,Quang Ngai Province

Operation Cheadle Blue[1]14–28 May 702nd Battalion,8th Infantry Regimentoperation inPleiku Province

Operation Checkerboard I[1]1 Oct 652nd Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Checkerboard II[1]28 Nov – 16 Dec 651st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation

Operation Checkmate[1]14 Oct 652nd Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Chenla I[69]Aug 70 – Feb 71FANKoperation with limitedARVNandVNAFsupport against NVA and VC to reopenRoute 7betweenSkuonandKompong Cham

Operation Chenla II[70]20 Aug – 3 Dec 71FANKoperation againstNVAto reopenRoute 63500+ claimed4500+ claimed
Operation Cherokee Trail[1]23 – 26 Dec 651/1 Cavalryroad security operation alongRoute 19inBinh Dinh,KontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Cheyenne Sabre[1]4 Feb – 19 Apr 693/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province600
Operation Chicago Fire[71]18 – 25 Dec 68US Army-VC prisoner release operation inTay Ninh Province,III Corps

Operation Chicago Peak[1]24 Jul – 11 Aug 701st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation into theA Shau Valley

Operation Chieftan[1]3 Sep – 4 Oct 69B Squadron,1st Armoured Regimentpacification operation inDuc Than District

Operation Chinh Nghia (May 1964)[72]30 May 64ARVN operation about 9 miles southeast ofBiên Hòa,Biên Hòa Province,III Corps
Operation Chinh Nghia (August 1964)[73]11 – 17 Aug 64ARVN operation to assault a Viet Cong base area inIII Corps
Operation Chinh Nghia 35[74]10 Jul 64ARVN operation about 4 miles south ofDuc HoainHau Nghia Province
Operation Chinook II[75]Feb 674th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province. WriterBernard B. Fallwas killed by a VC mine while observing this operation

Operation Choctaw[1]21 May – 9 Jul 671st Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 12th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Chopper[76]12 Jan 62US Army's first major air mobile offensive nearSaigon6
Operation Cimarron[77]1 Jun-2 Jul 67Continuation ofOperation Prairie IV

Operation Cincinatti[1]18–23 May 67173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation inIII Corps

Operation Citrus[1]15 – 23 Dec 673rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Claiborne Chute[1]15 Aug – 28 Sep 692nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionclear and search and rice harvest security operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Clarksville[1]23 Mar – 7 Apr 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsecurity operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Clay[1]31 Jan – 3 Feb 671st Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Clayton[78]20 – 21 Feb 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon-and search operation inLong Dienwith support elements and South Vietnamese police and interpreters

Operation Clean House I[1]16 – 19 Dec 653/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province1,400
Operation Clean House II[1]19 – 22 Dec 653/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Clean House III[1]27 – 31 Dec 653/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Clean Sweep II[1]30 Dec 682nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Cleansweep[1]20 Jul 684th Infantry Divisionoperation inPleiku Province

Operation Clearwater[1]1 Jan 68 – 1 Mar 73US Navy operation to interdict enemy bases and lines of communications on inland waterways inI Corps

Operation Clemens Green[1]24 – 26 Jul 704th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inPleikuandĐắk Lắk Provinces

Operation Cleveland[1]24 – 25 Jan 672nd Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Cliff Dweller[1]21 – 24 Oct 691st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionoperation onNui Ba Den(Black Virgin Mountain) inTay Ninh Province

Operation Cliff Dweller IV[1]4 – 11 Jan 701st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionoperation onNui Ba Den(Black Virgin Mountain) inTay Ninh Province

Operation Clifton Coral[1]15 – 26 Apr 6811th Armored Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force inBình Phước Province

Operation Clinch Valley[1]9 – 15 Jul 703rd Brigade,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionsearch and destroy operation on theKhe Sanhplain,Quang Tri Province

Operation Coburg[79]24 Jan – 1 Mar 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment,3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBiên HòaandPhuoc Tuy Provinces, which incidentally placed it in excellent response positions to severalTet Offensivetrouble spots

Operation Cobra[1]9 Oct – 1 Nov 652/1 Cavalrysecurity operation alongRoute 19inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Cochise[1]11 – 28 Aug 681st Marine DivisionTask Force X-Ray, comprising1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 11th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Cochise Green/ Dan Sinh[80][1]30 Mar 68 – 31 Jan 69173rd Airborne Brigadeand4th Infantry Divisionreconnaissance in force and pacification operation inBinh DinhandQuang Ngai Provinces92994
Operation Colby[3]27 – 30 Jan 6711th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade9th Infantry Divisionand3/5 Cavalryoperation north ofPhú Mỹ

Operation Cold Steel[1]10 – 11 Sep 65US search and destroy operation inII Corps

Operation Colgate[1]6 – 11 Jun 671st Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 2nd and 3rd Battalions,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Comeback Ridge[1]13 – 20 Aug 703rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Commanche Falls I[1]10 Sep – 3 Oct 681st Cavalry DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionclear and search operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Commanche Falls II[1]3 Oct – 2 Nov 681st Cavalry Divisionclear and search operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Commanche Falls III[1]2 – 15 Nov 681st Cavalry Division, 1st Brigade,5th Infantry DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionclear and search operation southeast ofQuang TriCity

Operation Commando Hunt[81](part of Operation Barrell Roll)15 Nov 68 – Mar 1972USAF, US Navy, USMC andRoyal Lao Air Forcedry season phase of the air interdiction campaign to bomb theHo Chi Minh Trail

Operation Commando Hunt II[82]1 Nov 69 – 10 Apr 70USAF dry season area interdiction campaign in Laos

Operation Commando Vault[1]
USAF use ofM-121andBLU-82bombs dropped fromC-130 Herculesaircraft to create helicopter landing zones

Operation Concord[1]10 – 14 Oct 653/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Concordia[1]19 Jun 672nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionoperation inLong An Province

Operation Concordia Square/Lam Son 224[83][1]9–16 May 682/1 Cavalryoperation inQuang Tri Province34919
Operation Concrete I[84]19 Apr – 7 May 707th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand8 RARoperation to establish blocking positions in the east ofPhuoc Tuy Provincewhile6 RAR/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regimentreconnoitered in force towards these ambush positions

Operation Concrete II[1]8 May – 11 Jun 707th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Cook[1]19 Jun 673rd Brigade,4th Infantry Division, 1st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand196th Infantry Brigadecordon and search and search and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Cooktown Orchid[85][1]1 – 24 Apr 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsecurity operation of the area surrounding theLong Hảihills complex to the east ofDat Do

Operation Cooparoo[1]21 – 30 Jun 677th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand3rd Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Copperhead[1]3 – 8 Nov 651st Battalion,18th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBiên HòaandLong Khánh Provinces

Operation Corn[1]14 – 15 Nov 651st Battalion,12th Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Coronado I[86]1 Jun – 25 Jul 679th Infantry Divisionoperation vicinity ofRach Nui Canal(XS 8466) inDinh Tuong Province,Go Cong,IV Corps47834
Operation Coronado II/Operation Son Thang 3[87][1]7 Jul – 3 Aug 67MRF9th Infantry Division,3/39 Infantry,7th ARVN Division,3/47 Infantrysearch and destroy operation inDinh Tuong Province,My ThoRiver, to help provide security for theDong Tam Base Camp739
Operation Coronado IV[1]20 Aug – 9 Sep 67MRF2nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inLong An Province

Operation Coronado V[88]12 Sep – 10 Oct 679th Infantry Divisionoperation inKien HoaandDinh Tuong Provinces34772
Operation Coronado VI[1]11 – 20 Oct 67MRF2nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Coronado VII[1]21 Oct – 1 Nov 679th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Coronado IX[89][1]1 Nov 67 – 18 Jan 689th Infantry Division, US Navy Task Force 117 and 5th Battalion,VNMCoperation inKien HoaandDinh Tuong Province34932
Operation Coronado X[90][1]18 Jan – 13 Feb 68MRF2nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionand US Navy Task Force 117 search and destroy operation inBa Xuyen,Dinh Tuong,Kien Hoa,Phuoc DinhandVinh Long Provinces34423
Operation Coronado XI[91]13 Feb – 4 Mar 68MRF9th Infantry Division,9th ARVN Division,21st ARVN Divisionjoint riverine, air and ground search operations inCai RangandPhung Hiep DistrictsofPhong Binh Provinceto locate and destroy Vietcong MR 3 headquarters and to cordon and searchCu Lao Mayisland in theHậu Riversouthwest ofCan Tho. The operation was also to relieve enemy pressure on the city of Can Tho

Operation Coronado XII[1]4 – 6 Mar 68MRF9th Infantry Division,ARVN 9th Division,ARVN 21st Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBa XuyenandPhong Binh Provinces

Operation Corral[1]11 Sep 672nd Battalion,39th Infantry Regimentand720th MP Battalionsecurity operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation County Fair 1-25[1]5 – 8 Jan 672nd Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 1-28[1]7 – 9 Jan 673rd Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 1-29[1]9 – 12 Jan 671st Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 1-30[1]29 Jan – 1 Feb 673rd Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 1-32[1]20 – 22 Jan 672nd Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 1-34[1]19 – 21 Apr 671st Battalion, 1st Marinesand ARVN 4th Battalion, 5th Regiment search and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation County Fair 14[1]20 – 22 Jan 672nd Battalion, 1st Marinessecurity operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Cove[1]17 – 21 Nov 671st Battalion, 4th Marines,3rd Battalion, 12th Marinesand 2nd and 3d Battalions,26th Marinessecurity operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Cramer White[1]16 Oct 69 – 6 Jan 701st Squadron,10th Cavalrysecurity operation alongRoute 14522
Operation Cranberry Bog[92]28 – 31 Aug 68One of the firstJoint Personnel Recovery Centeroperations as part ofOperation Black Knightto rescue POW, 1LTNich RoweinChuong ThienProvince, IV Corps2
Operation Crockett[1]13 May – 16 Jul 671st and 2nd Battalions,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Crown[1]19 – 25 Sep 683rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Cumberland[1]3 Jun – 15 Sep 671st Battalion, 4th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 12th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Cumberland Thunder[1]8 Aug – 28 Sep 691st Brigade,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Cung Chung I[93][1]12 – 28 Jun 702nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC),7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance-and-ambush mission to deny the VC access to villages along the main roads throughoutPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Cung Chung II[94][95]3 Aug – 10 Sep 701st SquadronSASand8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to ambush VC routes to and fromHoa Long9
Operation Cung Chung III[1]1 Oct 70 – 1 Feb 712nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) and7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Cung Chung 3[96][95]10 Sep – 25 Oct 701st SquadronSASand8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to ambush a VC party leavingHoa Long

Operation Custer Flats[1]1 – 20 Nov 652nd Battalion,18th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Cutlass[1]19 – 22 Aug 651st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand5th Special Forces Groupsearch and destroy operation south ofNha Trang

Operation Cuu Long I[97]9 May 70ARVN9th Division,21st Division, 5 Armored Cavalry Squadrons andRepublic of Vietnam Marine Corpsairborne, amphibious and mechanized operation to clear the banks of theMekong Riverto allow access to a fleet of over 100 ships to evacuate 17,300 Vietnamese civilians fromPhnom Penhand to clear the supply route from Phnom Penh toKampong Cham

Operation Cuu Long II[98]16–24 May 70ARVN9th Division,21st Division, 4th Armored Brigade,4th Ranger GroupandChau DocRegional ForcesandPopular ForcesandFANKoperation to clear NVA forces aroundTakéoand alongRoute 2andRoute 3Cambodia61336
Operation Cuu Long III[99]25 May – 30 Jun 70ARVN9th Division, 4th Armored Brigade,4th Ranger GroupandChau DocRegional ForcesandPopular ForcesandFANKoperation to clear NVA forces onRoute 2andRoute 3Cambodia

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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Dagger One[1]1 Nov 65 – 17 Jan 662nd Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentand 1st and 2nd Battalions,18th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Dai Do[1]30 Apr – 3 May 68US Navy River Assault Group, Battalion Landing Team2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, B Company,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marinesand 3rd Battalion,21st Infantry Regimentoperation against the 48th and 52nd Regiments of theNVA 320th Divisionto eliminate the threat to the junction of the Bo Dieu and Cua Viet Rivers inI Corps1568110
Operation Dakota Clint[100]10 Feb – 29 Mar 701st Battalion11th InfantryandRegional Forcesformed integrated infantry companies and recon/killer teams combined reconnaissance in force to ensure security of the villages of the Mai Loc area, night ambush and search and clear operations192 ARVN
Operation Dalby[101]16 Feb 676th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentairmobile search-and-destroy operation in the area immediately north of Dat Do,Phuoc Tuy Province, 6km SE of1st Australian Task Forcebase

Operation Dale Common[102]18 – 19 Oct 683rd Brigade,1st Infantry Division,11th Light Infantry Brigade,23rd Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inMo Duc,Quảng Ngãi Province,I Corps23
Operation Dallas[1][103]17–26 May 671st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionand 1st Squadron,11th Armored Cavalry Regimentroad clearing and security operation alongRoute 16nearPhu Loi
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Operation Dan Chi[104]29 May 64ARVN operation inChuong Thien Province
Operation Dan Chi 54[105]15 Aug 64ARVN operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Dan Chi 80[106]17 – 19 Oct 64ARVN operation inBa Xuyen Province123
Operation Dan Chi 100-50[107]27 – 29 Dec 64ARVN operation against the VC 207th, 303rd, 306th, and U Minh I Battalions 15km east ofSóc TrănginBa Xuyen Province

Operation Dan Quyen 38-A[1]15 May – 7 Jun 69ARVN 42nd Regiment and22nd Ranger Groupoperation in theBen Het-Đắk Tôregion ofII Corps945
Operation Dan Sinh 22-6[1]22 Aug – 12 Dec 68173rd Airborne BrigadeandARVN 22nd Divisionreconnaissance in force on the Bong Son Plains inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Dan Thang 5[108][109]3 Aug 6552nd Aviation Battalionoperation to lift 1,150 troops in six lifts fromCamp HollowayArmy Airfiled to the LZ at theDuc Co Airfield,PleikuProvince,II Corps, during thesiege of Duc Co
Operation Dan Thang 21[110]21 – 29 Oct 6511th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation inPleiku Province31711
Operation Dan Thang 69[1]18 Apr – 31 Dec 69ARVN 22nd Divisionoperation inBinh Dinh Province507
Operation Dan Tien 33D[1]18 Apr – 31 Dec 69ARVN 23rd Regiment operation inQuang Duc Province,II Corps746
Operation Dan Tien 40[1]12 Nov – 28 Dec 69ARVN 23rd Regiment operation inQuang Duc Province,II Corps1012
Operation Danbury[1]15 – 21 Sep 661st Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentand 2nd Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearchand destroy operation 10km west ofLai KheinIII Corps

Operation Dandenong[111]18 – 19 Feb 687th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon-and-search operation inAp Soui Nghe

Operation Daniel Boone[1]Apr 67 onwardsMACVSOGreconnaissance of eastern Cambodia to verify suspected enemy locations, infiltration routes and supply bases

Operation Darby Crest[1]31 Jan – 3 Mar 69173rd Airborne Brigadeand 1st Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryclear and search inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Darby Crest II[1]4 – 25 Mar 69173rd Airborne Brigadeand 1st Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryclear and search inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Darby Crest III[1]16 Mar – 15 Apr 69173rd Airborne Brigadeand 1st Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryclear and search inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Darby March[1]16 Mar – 15 Apr 69173rd Airborne Brigadeand 4th Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryclear and search operation inPhu Yen Province

Operation Darby Swing[1]2 – 24 Dec 702nd Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantrysecurity operation inBinh Dinh Provincelater merged intoOperation Hancock Dragon

Operation Darby Talon[1]12 Mar – 21 Apr 70173rd Airborne Brigadeand 3rd Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryoperation inPhu Yen Province

Operation Darby Trail II[1]3 Feb – 16 Apr 692nd Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantryclear and search operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Darby Trail III[1]1 – 5 Oct 694th Infantry Divisionand173rd Airborne Brigadeclear and search operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Daring Rebel[112]5–20 May 692nd ARVN Division,ROK 2nd Marine Brigade, U.S. forces operation mounted to seek out and destroy Vietcong rest camps on Barrier Island, 24km south ofDa Nang4
Operation Darlinghurst[113]26 – 31 Aug 665th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentclearing operation following the6 RAR's action atLong Tan

Operation Darwin[1]6 – 7 Jun 672nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation

Operation Dawes[1]3 Mar – 3 Apr 67Special ForcesProject Omega operation inII Corps

Operation Dawson River[1]28 Nov 68 – 26 Jan 691st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesclear and search operation in the vicinity ofKhe Sanh,Quang Tri Province

Operation Dawson River Afton[1]24 Oct – 25 Nov 681st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesclear and search operation in theĐa Krông Valley,Quang Tri Province

Operation Dayton[1]4 – 17 Apr 67173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inBinh TuyandLong Khánh Provinces

Operation Dazzlem (1967)[1]9 – 10 Apr 671st Cavalry Divisiondefence ofCamp RadcliffeinBinh Dinh Province

Operation Dazzlem (1967-68)[1]1 Oct 67 – 8 Feb 681st Cavalry Division(1Oct 67 – 17 Jan 68) and173rd Airborne Brigade(17 Jan – 8 Feb 68) search and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Decade[114]23 Jul – 2 Aug 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentvillage security operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Deckhouse V/Operation Song Than[115][1]6 – 15 Jan 67SLF1st Battalion, 9th Marinesand 3rd and 4th BattalionsVietnamese Marinesoperation inKien Hoa Province, supported byHMM-362from theUSS Iwo Jima217
Operation Deckhouse VI[116]16 Feb – 3 Mar 67SLF1st Battalion, 4th MarinesandHMM-363two-phase search and destroy operation in southernQuang Ngai Provinceand augmentedOperation DeSoto

Operation Deerstalk[117]12 – 18 Apr 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentambush and reconnaissance operations west ofNui Dat1
Operation Defiant Stand[1]7 Sep 69ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeand 1st Battalion,26th Marinesamphibious assault on Barrier Island, 55km south ofDanang. This was the first amphibious assault ever conducted by theRepublic of Korea Marine Corps

Operation Delaware[118]19 Apr – 17 May 681st Marine Division,1st Cavalry Division,101st Airborne Division, 3rd Brigade82nd Airborne Divisionand196th Infantry Brigade, operation intoA Shau Valleyin westernThua Thien Province86945
Operation Depth[1]16 Oct 652nd Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation DeSoto I[1]64–65US Navy andRepublic of Vietnam Navyoperation along the coast of North Vietnam to provoke coastal radar installations so electronic intelligence (ELINT) ships could record the resulting transmissions

Operation DeSoto II[119][1]26 Jan – 7 Apr 673rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province383204
Operation Dessert[120]70Fifth phase ofOperation Menu

Operation Dewey Canyon[121][122][1]22 Jan – 18 Mar 691st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesand ARVN 2nd Regiment offensive north of theA Shau ValleyinThua Thien Provinceagainst NVA communication lines in Laos1,667130 USMC
Operation Dewey Canyon II[123]30 Jan 711st Bde,5th Infantry Division,101st Airborne Divisionand 2nd Squadron,17th Cavalry Regimentoperation to support the ARVNOperation Lam Son 719effort to openRoute 9throughKhe Sanhto the Laotian border and to reestablish Khe Sanh as a major combat support baseunknownestimated 75
Operation Diamantina[1]28 Aug – 5 Sep 683rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force north ofNui DatinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Diamond Head[1]17 May – 7 Dec 673rd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation in the Michelin Rubber Plantation,Ho Bo Woodsand the Trapezoid inBinh DuongandTay Ninh Provinces

Operation Dinner[120]70Fourth phase ofOperation Menu

Operation Distant Trumpet[124]21 – 26 Jul 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to locate and engage elements of the VC D445 Battalion nearXuyen Moc

Operation Dixie[1]7 – 10 Apr 672nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Do Xa[125]Apr – May 63ARVN 1st and 2nd Corps operation in Do Xa VC's stronghold located at the junction of three provinces:Kontum,Quang NamandQuang Tin

Operation Docket I[1]15 – 16 Nov 651st Battalion,2nd Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Dodge Valley[1]12 – 16 Aug 68Elements of the1st Marines,7th Marinesand27th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Don Ched I[1]17 – 20 Oct 674th Battalion,39th Infantry RegimentandRoyal Thai Army Volunteer Regimentsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Don Tre[126]22 Sep 65FAC's operation inTuy Hoa

Operation Dong Tien[127]691st Infantry Divisionsupport forVietnamizationprogram

Operation Dong Tien II/Operation Toan Thang 43[1]1 May – 26 Jun 701st Infantry Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation in Cambodia

Operation Double Shift[128]29 Jul 69105 US and Vietnamese riverine craft were concentrated on theVam Co Dongnorth ofGo Dau Hato protect against enemy threats toTay Ninhcity

Operation Dragon Fire[129]5 Sep – 30 Oct 67ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeoperation inQuang Ngai Province541
Operation Drum Head[1]27 Oct 653rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Dubois Square[1]10 – 19 Sep 701st Marine Divisionoperation nearDanang

Operation Duc Lap[1]23 – 31 Aug 68ARVN 23rd Division, 2nd and 5thMobile Strike Forcedefence ofDuc LapCIDGbase inQuang Duc Province

Operation Duck[1]18 Oct 66 – 1 Feb 679th Infantry Divisionmovement fromVung TautoBear Cat

Operation Duck Blind[1]Apr – Oct 68Interim code name forOperation Igloo White

Operation Duck Hook[1]68–69Nixon administrationcovert plan to coerce the North Vietnamese to make concessions at theParis Peace Talks

Operation Duel Blade[1]Jun 68Interim code name forOperation Igloo White

Operation Dukes Glade[1]1 – 8 Oct 6811th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Dump Truck[1]67–72Use of anti-personnel mines as part ofOperation Igloo White

Operation Duntroon[1]10 – 21 Jan 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment,7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand3rd Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation in conjuction with 1st Brigade,9th Infantry DivisionOperation Akron VinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Duong Cua Dan[130](orOperation People's Road)[131]17 Mar – 30 Jul 689th Infantry Divisionoperation alongRoute 4135793
Operation Durham Peak[1]20 Jul – 13 Aug 691st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 11th Marinesand 21st and 37thARVN Ranger Battalionsclear and search operation inQuang NamandQuang Tin Provinces

Operation Duval[1]19–25 May 671st Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Eagle II/Operation Toan Thang 9-68[1]11 – 25 Sep 682nd, 5th, 6th and 9thARVN Airborne Battalionsand 2nd, 3rd and 4th Battalions,VNMCoperation inTay Ninh Province

Operation Eagle Thrust[1]Nov 67Movement of the101st Airborne DivisiontoSouth Vietnam

Operation Eagle's Claw 800(Operation Đại Bàng 800)[132]Feb 671st Cavalry Division,22nd ARVN DivisionandROK Capital Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province300
Operation Ellis Ravine[133]8 – 15 Apr 691st Brigade5th Infantry Divisionsearch and clear operation inBa Longvalley

Operation Earhart White[1]11 – 18 Mar 701st and 2nd Brigades,4th Infantry Divisionoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Early[1]23 – 24 Mar 671st Battalion, 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Eastertide (An Loc)[1]2 Apr – 11 Jul 72ARVN 5th Division, reinforced by TF 52 comprising theARVN 18th Division,ARVN 21st Division,ARVN 35th Divisionand1st Airborne Brigadedefense and recapture ofAn Loc

Operation Eastertide (Kon Tum)[1]12 Apr – 14 Jul 72ARVN 23rd Division, reinforced by the 40th, 41st, 42nd and 47th Regiments,ARVN 22nd Divisiondefense ofKon Tumagainst the NVA 2nd, 3rd and320thDivisions

Operation Eastertide (Quang Tri)[1]1 Apr – 16 Sep 72ARVN 3rd Divisionreinforced by theARVN 1st Division,VNMCandARVN Airborne Divisiondefense and counteroffensive against the NVA 304th,308th, 312th,320th,324Band 325th Divisions inQuang Tri Province

Operation Eichelberger Black[1]20 Mar – 30 Apr 701st and 2nd Brigades,4th Infantry Divisionoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Elanora[1]19 – 23 Jun 707th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand B Squadron,3rd Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Elk Canyon I[134]12 Jul – 26 Aug 70196th Infantry Brigadesearch and clear operation nearKham DucinQuang Tri Province

Operation Elk Canyon II[134]27 Aug – 29 Sep 70196th Infantry Brigadesearch and clear operation nearKham DucinQuang Tri Province

Operation Ellis Ravine[1]7 – 15 Apr 691st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation in the Ba Long Valley,Quang Tri Province

Operation Emporia I[3]21 Jul – 2 Aug 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentland clearing operation alongRoute 20fromGia Tanto the La Nga River ambushed by the VC 275th Regiment and the 1st Battalion of the Dong Hai Regiment9614
Operation Emporia II[3]3 – 18 Aug 6711th Armored Cavalry Regiment,919th Engineer Companyand52nd ARVN Ranger Battalionland clearing operation alongRoute 20from the La Nga River to the boundary ofLong Khánh Province9614
Operation Emporia IV[3]1 – 15 Sep 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentsecurity operation for engineering teams onRoute 2

Operation End SweepJul 73US Navy demining of Haiphong Harbour, mined as part ofOperation Pocket Money

Operation Enhance Plus[135]Jun 72US resupply of military equipment and consumables toSouth Vietnam

Operation Enterprise[136]13 Feb 67 – 11 Mar 689th Infantry Divisionoperation inLong An Province2,10751
Operation Essex[1]6 – 17 Nov 672nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Esso[137]Jun – Jul 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsecurity operations inDat DoDistrict
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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Fargo II[138]1 – 22 Jan 6811th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation to engage the VC 271st, 272nd and 273rd Regiments, openRoute 13fromAn LoctoLoc Ninhand prevent infiltration from Cambodia22
Operation Farm GateOct 61 – Aug 64USAF4400th Combat Crew Training Squadroncovert air support operations in South Vietnam

Operation Farragut[1][139]26 Jan – 23 Mar 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Thuan,Ninh ThuanandLâm Đồng Provinces11515
Operation Fayette Canyon[140]15 Dec 68 – 28 Feb 69196th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province32272
Operation Federal[141]17 Feb – 2 Apr 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) security operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Federal Overlander[142]10 Mar – 8 Apr 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force east ofLong Binhbase
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Operation Feline[1]7 – 8 Dec 651st Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Finney Hill[143][1]1 Mar – 1 Jul 7111th Infantry Brigadeand198th Infantry Brigadeoperation inQuang Ngai Province78193
Operation Finschhafen[1]9 Mar – 7 Apr 707th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation east ofNui DatinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Fish Hook I[1]10 – 14 Dec 652/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Fish Hook II[1]14 – 16 Dec 652/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Fitchburg[144]5 – 9 Jan 67196th Light Infantry Brigadesearch and destroy operation in theHo Bo WoodsinTay Ninh Provinceto position a blocking force forOperation Cedar Falls

Operation Flaming Dart[145]7 – 24 Feb 65Phase I (February 7):USAFreprisal bombing attacks against NVA units and military barracks nearDong Hoiand theDemilitarized Zone.[146]Phase II (February 11):USAFandVNAFstrike theChanh HoaandVit Thu Lubarracks, respectively, inNorth Vietnam[147]
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Operation Flip Flop[1]15 Oct 651st Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy and security operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Fly Low[1]16 Oct 651st Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Flying Finn[1]5 – 8 Jan 702nd Battalion,5th Cavalry Regimentoperation against the 2nd Battalion, NVA 95C Regiment inTay Ninh Province

Operation Footboy[1]65–72MACVSOGcovert operations in North Vietnam and North Vietnamese waters for the purpose of collecting intelligence, conducting psychological warfare operations, and other activities to create dissension among the populace, and for diversion of North Vietnamese resources

Operation Ford[148]14 – 20 Mar 682nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesand1st Battalion, 1st Marinessweep of thePhu Thu Peninsulaeast ofPhu Baito engage the Vietcong804th Main Force Battalion14514
Operation Formation Leader[1]17 – 24 Oct 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesamphibious and heliborne search and destroy operation on the coastal region east ofRoute 1inThua Thien Province

Operation Forrest[149][1]23 Nov 67 – 5 Jan 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment,7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand3rd Cavalry Regimentrice denial operation in the main rice-growing regions to the west, east and southeast of theNui Datbase

Operation Forsythe Grove[1]30 Jun – 3 Jul 691st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand1st Battalion, 7th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Fort Wayne[1]1–4 May 67173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inLong Khánh Province

Operation Fortress Ridge[150]21 – 24 Dec 673rd Battalion, 1st Marinesoperation on the beach area ofGio Linh District, 7km south of theDMZ1010
Operation Fortress Sentry[1][151]17 Sep 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesamphibious and heliborne search and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Foster[1]13 – 30 Nov 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 11th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Frag Order 12-65[1]7 – 11 Aug 65173rd Airborne Brigadeand1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhước Thành Province

Operation Frag Order 15-65[1]7 – 11 Aug 65173rd Airborne Brigadeand1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Francis Marion[152]5 Apr – 12 Oct 671st and 2nd Brigades,4th Infantry Divisionand173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation against the NVA 1st and 10th Divisions in western highlands ofPleiku Province1,203
Operation Fredenhall Gold[1]18–30 May 704th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inPleiku Province

Operation Frederick Hill[153][1]18 Mar 69 – 28 Feb 71196th Infantry Brigadeand ARVN 5th Regiment clear and search operation inQuang TinandQuang Ngai Provinces7,524600
Operation Freedom Deal19 May 70 – 15 August 73Seventh Air Forceinterdiction and close air support campaign waged in Cambodia in support of theFANKagainst the NVA and Khmer Rouges

Operation Freedom Train5 Apr – 10 May 72Initial US bombing campaign in response to the NVAEaster Offensive, later superseded byOperation Linebacker

Operation Fremont[1]10 Jul – 31 Oct 671st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marinesand 3rd Battalion,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Fresh Start[1]29 Jan – 30 Apr 7011th Armored Cavalry Regimentland clearing operation alongRoute 246inTay Ninh Province

Operation Frisk I[1]11 Dec 651st Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Frisk II[1]17 Dec 651st Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentreconnaissance operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Fulton[1]17 Dec 651st Cavalry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inKhanh Hoa,Tuyen DocandNinh Thuan Provinces

Operation Fulton Square[154]22 Oct 69 – 18 Jan 701st Marine Division,101st Airborne Division,5th Infantry Divisionoperation inQuang Tri Province384

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Operation Gadsden[155]3 – 21 Feb 6725th Infantry Division,196th Infantry Brigadeand 3rd Brigade4th Infantry Divisionoperation against the Vietcong 271st and 272d Regiments, 70th Guard Regiment and 680th Training Regiment near the villages of Lo Go and Xom Giua 30km northwest ofTay Ninh16129
Operation Gaffey Base[1]15 – 30 Jul 691st Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Game Warden[156]18 Dec 65First major U.S. riverine patrol operation to deny Viet Cong access to the resources in theMekong Delta100039
Operation Garden City[1][157]Jan 671st Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionoperation near Dong Tam inLong An Province

Operation Garrad Bay[1]25 Oct – 16 Nov 682nd Battalion,26th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Gatling[1]1 – 15 Feb 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inLâm Đồng,Binh TuyandBinh Thuan Provinces

Operation Gator[1]14 Jan 681st Battalion,16th Infantry Regimentoperation inIV Corps

Operation Gem[1]12 – 15 Jul 673rd Battalion, 7th Marinesblocking operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Geneva Park[158][1]18 Mar 69 – 28 Feb 71198th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang TinandQuang Ngai Provinces2,237253
Operation Georgia Tar[1]16 Jul – 25 Sep 691st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,3rd Battalion, 4th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesclear and search operation northeast ofKhe SanhinQuang Tri Province

Operation Geraldton[1]15 – 21 Jun 672nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation east ofĐất ĐỏinPhuoc Tuy Province1
Operation Giant Dragon[159]17 – 22 Feb 67ROK 2nd Marine Brigadesearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province16
Operation Giant Slingshot[160]6 Dec 68ThirdSealordsbarrier established along theVam Co TayandVam Co Dongrivers to interdict communist routes leading from the CambodianParrot's Beakinto theIII Corpsarea of South Vietnam

Operation Gibralter[161]18 – 22 Sep 651st Brigade,101st Airborne Division,1st Cavalry Division, and ARVN operation inQui Nhon

Operation Ginger[1]17 Jul – 7 Aug 69B Squadron,1st Armoured Regimentpacification operation inDuc Than District

Operation Gisborne[1]28 Feb – 10 Mar 706th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation east ofNui DatinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Give Up[1]6 Dec 652nd Battalion,5th Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Gladiator[1]6 Dec 652nd Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Glen Burnie[3]10 Jan 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentand52nd ARVN Rangersoperation in Binh Loc hamletLong Khánh Province

Operation Goethals[1]15 Jul 675th Special Forces GroupMIKE Forceoperation inII Corps

Operation Golden Dragon II[162]4 – 21 Jan 71ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Golden Fleece (1968)[1]26 Sep – 17 Nov 682nd Battalion,1st Infantry Divisionoperation

Operation Golden Fleece 196-1[1]20 – 23 Apr 673rd Battalion,21st Infantry Regimentsecurity operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Golden Sword[1]16 Sep – 19 Oct 68Movement of the 3rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionto northernI Corpsand the 3rd Brigade82nd Airborne DivisiontoIII Corps

Operation Golden Valley[1]10–12 May 682nd Battalion,196th Infantry Brigade, Company A, 1st Battalion,46th Infantry Regimentand Battery A, 3rd Battalion,82nd Artillery Regimentrelief and reinforcement ofKham Duc Special Forces CampinQuang Tin Province

Operation Good Friend[1]22 Sep – 19 Oct 652nd Battalion,502nd Airborne Infantry Regimentrelief of 1st Battalion,18th Infantry RegimentatCam Ranh Bayand securing the area for the arrival of theROK 2nd Marine Brigade

Operation Good Friend II[1]1 Oct – 13 Nov 651st Brigade,101st Airborne Division,1st Cavalry Division,2nd Battalion, 7th MarinesandARVN 22nd Divisionoperation in the vicinity ofQui Nhonto secure the area for the arrival of theROK Capital Division

Operation Good Luck[1]70–73USAF bombing of NVA andPathet Laoforces on thePlain of Jarsin northern Laos

Operation Goodwood[163][164]3 Dec 68 – 17 Feb 692nd SquadronSAS9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) security operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Grand[1]21 – 25 Apr 673rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Granite[1]25 Oct – 6 Nov 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinesand1st Battalion, 4th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Great Bend[1]13 – 20 Jun 679th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Greeley[165][1]16 Jun – 12 Oct 671st, 2nd and 4th Battalions,503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment,4th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion,12th Infantry Regiment,3/1 Cavalry,ARVN 5th and 8th Airborne Battalionsand 42nd Regiment search and destroy operations against NVA buildup aroundDak To

Operation Green Ax[1]21 Jun – 5 Aug 691st and 2nd Battalions,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Green Leaf[1]5 – 24 Feb 67US search and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Green River[166]19 Jan – Jul 701st Infantry Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionoperation to continue search and clear, reconnaissance in force, search and clear operations, and measures against VC rockets throughoutQuang Tri Province40022
Operation Greene Ace[1]4 Aug – 16 Oct 692nd Battalion,8th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion,14th Infantry Regiment, 1st and 2nd Battalions,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Basket[1]15 May – 21 Jun 693rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Bear[1]16 Oct 69 – 30 Jan 701st and 2nd Battalions,8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion,12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion,14th Infantry Regiment, 1st and 2nd Battalions,35th Infantry Regimentand 1st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentclear and search operation inKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Greene Blue[1]31 Jan – 25 Feb 692nd Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inDarlac Province

Operation Greene Bullet[1]20 Oct – 20 Nov 693rd Battalion,12th Infantry Regimentand 1st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentoperation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Cyclone[1]7 Feb – 12 Mar 691st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Deuce[1]30 Jan – 17 Mar 703rd Battalion,12th Infantry Regimentand 1st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentoperation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Gallop[1]18 May – 30 Jun 693rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionand 1st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Hurricane[1]19 Mar – 14 Apr 691st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Jack (1969)[1]15 – 31 Jul 693rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionoperation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Jack (1970)[1]28 Jul – 16 Aug 703rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Greene Lightning[1]1 Jan – 13 Mar 71173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Greene Lion[1]21 – 22 Apr 691st and 2nd Battalions,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Orange[1]14 – 27 Apr 692nd Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Orange II[1]2–5 May 691st Battalion,14th Infantry Regimentand 1st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Orange III[1]5 May – 4 Aug 691st Battalion,14th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Queen[1]1 Feb – 6 May 692nd Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inDarlac Province

Operation Greene Queen II[1]30 Apr – 14 May May 693rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation inDarlac Province

Operation Greene Storm[1]1 Jan – 13 Mar 71173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation inBinh Dinh,Phu BonandPleiku Provinces

Operation Greene Sure[1]14 Mar – 21 Apr 71173rd Airborne Brigadeoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Greene Thunder[1]31 Jan – 17 Feb 691st Battalion,12th Infantry Regiment, and 1st Battalion,14th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Greene Thunder II[1]28 Feb – 2 Apr 692nd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Tornado[1]25 – 27 Feb 692nd Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Typhoon[1]17 Apr – 1 May 691st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Greene Typhoon II[1]5 May – 21 Jun 691st Battalion,35th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Gulf[1]3–7 May 672nd Battalion,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

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Operation Hall[1]18 Dec 67 – 5 Jan 685th Special Forces Groupoperation southwest ofCam Ranh Bay

Operation Hamilton[167][114]3 – 24 Mar 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inXuyên Mộc District

Operation Hammer[168]6 – 8 Jun 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperations against the NVA 1st Battalion, 33rd Regiment inBình Bavillage1071
Operation Hammersley[169](the Battle for the “Long Hais”)10 Feb – 9 Mar 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation in the western side of theLong HảiHills to protect quarry operations being undertaken by 17 Construction Squadron, to establishFire Support Base Isaand ambush likely VC routes leading from the hills42
Operation Hancock I[1]26 Apr – 22 May 673rd Battalion,8th Infantry Regimentand ARVN 45th Regiment search and destroy operation north ofBan Me ThuotinDarlac Province

Operation Hancock Dragon[1]18 Nov 701st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentand 2nd Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantry Regimentsecurity operation inPleiku Province

Operation Hancock Eagle[170][1]3 – 20 Feb – 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation north ofPhan ThietinBinh Thuan Province654282
Operation Hancock Eagle III[1]23 – 31 Mar 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inBinh Thuan Province

Operation Hancock Flame[1]27 Sep – 7 Oct 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inBinh Thuan Province

Operation Hancock Gold[1]5 – 21 Jul 701st Battalion,50th Infantry Regimentand 3rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inBinh Thuan Province

Operation Hancock Hawk[1]16 – 30 Jun 703rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inBinh Thuan Province

Operation Hancock Knight[1]31 Jan – 12 Feb 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inLâm Đồng Province

Operation Hancock Knight II[1]23 – 28 Mar 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inLâm ĐồngandTuyen Muc Provinces

Operation Hancock Knight III[1]3 – 7 Apr 693rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inLâm Đồng Province

Operation Hancock Queen[1]4 – 22 Mar 673rd Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantry Regimentand 3rd Battalion,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inBinh Thuan,Binh TuyandLâm Đồng Provinces

Operation Happy Valley[1]10 – 31 Oct 651st Battalion,5th Cavalry Regimentpacification operation in "Happy Valley" inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Hard Rock[1]26 – 27 Sep 65USMC search and destroy operation inI Corps

Operation Hardin Falls[1]1 Dec 68 – 28 Feb 69198th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Harmon Green[1]18 Jun – 1 Jul 681st and 3rd Battalions,503rd Airborne Infantry Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBinh Tuy,Lâm ĐồngandTuyen Duc Provinces

Operation Harrisburg[1]7 Mar 68199th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentsecurity operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Hartle Green[1]14 Oct – 24 Nov 694th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inBinh DinhandPleiku Provinces

Operation Harvest[1]25 Oct – 2 Nov 683rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force and interdiction operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Harvest Moon[171][172]9 – 20 Dec 652nd Battalion, 7th Marines3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, "Lima" and "Echo"2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, and "Golf" Company2nd Battalion, 4th Marinesand 3rd Battalion, 1st ARVN Regiment, 1st Battalion, 5th ARVN Regiment, 1st Battalion, 6th ARVN Regiment andARVN 11th Ranger Battalionoperation inQuang Tin Province37km NW ofChu LaiinPhuoc HaandQue Son Valley's40845 US 90 ARVN
Operation Harvest Moon (1967)[1]2 Apr 675th Special Forces Groupoperation inIII Corps

Operation Hat Dich[1]17 – 31 Jul 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Haverford[1]13 Jan – 18 Feb 68198th Infantry Brigadesearch and destroy operation inGia ĐịnhandLong An Provinces

Operation Hawkesbury[173]12 – 24 Sep 681st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) security operation on theBien Hoa-Long Khánh Provinceborder

Operation Henderson Hill[174][175]23 Oct 68 – 6 Dec 681st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and clear operations in in north-centralQuang Nam Provinceas a continuation ofOperation Mameluke Thrust700110
Operation Hercules/Operation Drum Head[1]26 – 27 Oct 653rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operations inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Herkimer Mountain[1]8 May – 17 Jul 691st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,3rd Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Tin Province

Operation Hickory[77][176]18–28 May 673rd Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 26th Marinesoperation north fromCon Thiento theBen Hai RiverinQuang Tri Province367142
Operation Hickory II[177]14 – 16 Jul 671st Battalion, 4th Marines, SLF A,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy sweep of the southern half of theDMZto clear the area of enemy fortifications, mortar and artillery positions394
Operation Highland[178][179][1]25 Aug – 1 Oct 651st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand2nd Battalion, 7th Marinesroute security operation to openRoute 19betweenQui NhonandAn Khefor debarkation and deployment of the1st Cavalry DivisioninBinh Dinh Province.Operation Gibralterwas part of this operation69221
Operation Highrise[180]Feb 67Marines and Army shelling of NVA gun positions in and north of theDMZ

Operation Hines[1]1 Feb 69 – 17 Nov 704th Infantry Divisionoperations. Subordinate operations were the Wayne series (1st Brigade), the Putnam series (2d Brigade) and the Greene series (3d Brigade)

Operation Hoa Xuan[1]27 Dec 651st Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation onHoa Xuanisland

Operation Hoang Dieu 101[1]17 Dec 70 – 19 Jan 71III MAF,ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeand ARVN 51st Regiment operation inQuang Nam Province538
Operation Hoang Dieu 103[1]3 Feb – 10 Mar 71III MAF,ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeand ARVN 51st Regiment operation inQuang Nam province

Operation Hodges Black[1]20 Oct – 19 Nov 692nd Battalion,8th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inPleiku Province

Operation Homecoming[181]12 Feb – 4 Apr 73Repatriation of U.S.prisoners of warfromNorth Vietnam

Operation Homestead[182]14 Sep 68MRF9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inKien Hoa Provincethat encountered VC boat ambush teams armed withRPG-2andRPG-7rocket launchers

Operation Hong Kil Dong9 Jul – 26 Aug 67Republic of Korea ArmyCapital DivisionandWhite Horse Divisionoperation inTuy Hoa Province63826
Operation Hood River[1]2 – 13 Aug 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Hop Out[1]10 – 13 Nov 651st Battalion,7th Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation

Operation Hop Tac[1]1 Jun 67 – 7 Feb 682nd and 3rd Brigades,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy and security operation inDinh Tuong Province

Operation Hop Tac I[183]8 Feb – 30 Apr 682nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inDinh Tuong Province34592
Operation Hop Tac VII[1]8 Apr 672nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inDinh Tuong Province

Operation Hop Tac XVI[1]2–3 May 672nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inDinh Tuong Province

Operation Hop Tap[184]1 Sep 64 – mid-65ARVN operation in an effort to push government control outward from Saigon into the surrounding six provinces of (Gia Dinh,Bien Hoa,Binh Duong,Hau Nghia,Long An, andPhuoc Tuy). Forces included the ARVN5th Divisionand the Airborne and Marine Brigades. Two regiments of the ARVN25th Divisionprovided local security along withRegional ForcesandPopular Forces, National Police and hamlet militia. Although the operation continued into mid-1965, true pacification of the area was not attained

Operation Hopscotch[1]4 – 25 Oct 652nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy and security operation inBiên HòaandBinh Duong Provinces12
Operation Hot Foot[1]19 Oct 652nd Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Houston[185]26 Feb – 12 Sep 681st Marine Divisionand US Army operation in border region ofThua ThienandQuang Nam Provinces, to keepHighway 1open and provide security for details working on the railroad betweenHueandDanang. Individual phases detailed below702121
Operation Houston I[1]26 Feb – 30 Apr 682nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Battalion,327th Airborne Infantryand 2nd Battalion,502nd Airborne Infantryoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Houston II[1]1–31 May 681st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Houston III[1]1 – 30 Jun 681st Battalion, 5th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Houston IV[1]1 – 25 Jul 681st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Hue City[186][187]1 Feb – 2 Mar 681st Marinesand5th Marinesoperation to drive NVA out ofHuế(Battle of Huế) duringTet Offensive5113142
Operation Hughes Black[1]2 Dec 69 – 5 Jan 702nd Battalion,8th Infantry Regimenthighway security operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Humboldt[1]13 – 17 Apr 673rd Battalion 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Hump[188][189]5 – 9 Nov 65173rd Airborne Brigadeand1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation in northwestBiên Hòa Province41648 US
Operation Hung Quang 174[190]6 Oct 68282nd Assault Helicopter Companyand 51st ARVN Regiment operation inQuang Nam Province, I Corps, near the besieged village ofThuong Duc, to relieve pressure on the surroundedSpecial Forcescamp there
Operation Huong Duong[191]4 May 64ARVN operation inPleikuProvince,II Corps

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Operation Idaho Canyon[192]21 Jul – 25 Sep 693rd Battalion 3rd Marinesand101st Airborne Divisionoperation west ofTam KyinQuang Tin Province565159
Operation Igloo White[193]Jan 68 – Feb 73USAFelectronic warfare program to interdict theHo Chi Minh Trail

Operation Imperial Lake[1]31 Aug 70 – 12 May 711st Battalion 5th Marines,2nd Battalion 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion 5th Marinessearch and clear operation inQuang Nam Province305
Operation Independence[1]1 – 9 Feb 671st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion 5th Marinesand 1st and 2nd Battalions,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Indian Scout[1]20 Oct – 7 Nov 651/1 Cavalrysecurity operation inBinh Dinh Provincefor the movement of theROK Capital Divisioninto itsTactical Area of Responsibility

Operation Inferno[1]68–69USAF operation to start fires by dropping bulk fuel fromC-130sin concentrated areas. The operation was eventually deemed cost prohibitive

Operation Innamincka[1]7 – 12 Sep 684th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) and104th Field Batterycordon and search and reconnaisance in force operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Iola[1]27 Jan – 3 Feb 673rd Squadron,5th Cavalry Regimentsecurity operation alongRoute 15for the movement of the9th Infantry DivisionfromVung TautoBear Cat

Operation Irish[1]24 May – 24 Jun 693rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation

Operation Iron Fox[194][195]Jul 712nd SquadronSAS,3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) operation against the VC 274th Regiment121
Operation Iron Hand[196]
USAFoperation against North VietnameseSAMinstallations

Operation Iron Mountain[197][1]28 Feb 69 – 31 Mar 7111th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation along the Song Tra Khuc River south and west to Song Re River inQuang Ngai Province4,476340
Operation Iron Triangle[1]8 – 14 Oct 65173rd Airborne Brigadeand1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation southwest ofBến Cát DistrictinBinh Duong Province

Operation Iroquois Grove[198][1]15 Jun – 25 Sep 691st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionand2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesclear and search operation in NVA Base Area 101 southeast ofQuang TriCity to protect civilians and assist in accelerated pacification program

Operation Ivanhoe[199]18 Sep – 2 Oct 714th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) security operation in northernPhuoc Tuy Province
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Operation Ivory Coast[200]21 Nov 70Attempted rescue of POWs atSon TayPOW camp, North Vietnam50 (est)
Operation Ivy[1]2 Feb – 8 Mar 71173rd Airborne Brigadereconnaissance operation

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Operation Jack[201]30 Sep – 31 Oct 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Jasper Square[202]10 – 14 Apr 683rd Battalion, 7th Marinesoperation inGo NoiinQuang Nam Province546
Operation Jeb Stuart I[203][1]22 Jan – 31 Mar 681st Cavalry Divisionand 1st and 2nd Brigades,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inQuang Tri Province3,268294
Operation Jeb Stuart III[204][205]17 May 68 – 3 Nov 681st Cavalry Divisionoperations on the border ofQuang Triand centralThua Thien Provinces2114212
Operation Jefferson Glenn[206][1]5 Sep 70 – 6 Oct 71101st Airborne Division, 1st Brigade,5th Infantry DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionoperation inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces. This was the last major offensive operation involving US ground troops2,02660
Operation Jingle Bells[1]19 – 20 Dec 651st Battalion,28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Junction City22 Feb – 14 May 673rd Brigade,4th Infantry Division,196th Infantry Brigade,173rd Airborne Brigade,11th Armored Cavalry Regiment,VNMC 1st and 5th BattalionsandARVN 35th and 36th Ranger Battalionsoperation inTay Ninh Province1728282

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Operation Katum[1]29 Sep – 2 Oct 713/1 Cavalryand 2nd Squadron,11th Armored Cavalry Regimentsecurity operation for the withdrawal of US personnel from FSB Katum inTay Ninh Province

Operation Kawela[1]10 – 25 Jun 671st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation in theIron TriangleinBinh Duong Province

Operation Keepout[1]68USAF operation to sow anti-personnel mines in the "Parrot's Beak" areaSvay Rieng Province, Cambodia

Operation Kenmore[1]29 Sep – 11 Oct 672nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Kent[1]8 – 15 Oct 662nd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Kentucky[207][16][1]1 Nov 67 – 28 Feb 691st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,3d Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 1st and 2nd Battalions,26th Marinesand3rd Tank Battalionanti-infiltration operation in Leatherneck Square betweenCon Thien,Gio Linh,Cam LoandDong Ha3,921520
Operation Kentucky Cougar[1]22 Jun 69 – 31 Jan 703/1 Cavalryand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation inBinh Long,Gia ĐịnhandTay Ninh Provinces

Operation Kentucky Jumper[1]1 Mar – 14 Aug 69101st Airborne Division,9th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 3rd Regiment clear and search operation inThua Thien Province1,675
Operation Keperra[208]26 Jan – 14 Feb 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon and search operation of selected hamlets ofXuyen Mocand the village ofNui Nhon, reconnaissance and ambush operation in the Nui Dinh mountains in the east ofPhuoc Tuy Province6
Operation Kern[1]1 – 25 Oct 662nd Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Keystone Blue Jay[1]1 Feb – 15 Apr 701st Infantry Divisionand 3rd Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionredeployment from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Cardinal[1]18 Sep – 15 Dec 693rd Brigade,82nd Airborne Divisionredeployment from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Eagle[1]1 Jul – 31 Aug 699th Infantry Divisionredeployment from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Mallard[1]1 Dec 71 – 31 Jan 72101st Airborne Divisionredeployment from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Oriole (Alpha)[1]1 May – 30 Jun 71Redeployment of three infantry battalions and one air cavalry squadron from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Oriole (Bravo)[1]1 July – 31 Aug 71Redeployment of the173rd Airborne Brigadefrom South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Oriole (Charlie)[1]1 Sep – 30 Nov 71Redeployment of the23rd Infantry Division,11th Infantry Brigadeand198th Infantry Brigadefrom South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Owl[1]1 Feb – 30 Apr 72Redeployment of five infantry battalions, two cavalry squadrons and four air cavalry squadron from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Pelican[1]1 Sep – 30 Nov 72Redeployment of miscellaneous units from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Pheasant[1]1 May – 30 Jun 72Redeployment of3/1 Cavalry,196th Infantry Brigadeand four infantry Battalions from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Robin (Alpha)[1]1 Jul – 15 Oct 70Redeployment of 3rd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionand199th Infantry Brigadefrom South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Robin (Bravo)[1]16 Oct – 31 Dec 70Redeployment of the4th Infantry Divisionand25th Infantry Division(excl 2nd Brigade) from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Robin (Charlie)[1]1 Jan – 30 Apr 71Redeployment of the1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentfrom South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Keystone Wren[1]1 Jul – 31 Aug 72Redeployment of two infantry battalions from South Vietnam to the United States

Operation Khung Long[209]May 66ARVN operation inBinh Dinh Province3019
Operation Kien Giang 9-1[210][1]16 – 24 Nov 67MRF, 2nd and 3rd Brigades,9th Infantry Division, ARVN7th Divisionand9th Division, 5th Battalion,Republic of Vietnam Marine Corpsand US Navy TF117 operation against the Vietcong 263rd and 514th Battalions Base Area 470 inDinh Tuong Province2112
Operation King Hit[1]10 – 11 Dec 689th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon and search operation of An Nhut village inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Kingfisher[211]16 Jul – 31 Oct 671st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,3rd Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesand 3rd Battalion,26th Marinesoperation in theDMZ1,117955
Operation Kings[1]20 – 28 Mar 663rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Tank Battalionsearch and destroy operation 25km southwest ofDananginQuang Nam Province

Operation Kings Cross[212]31 Oct – 12 Dec 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation against the VC 274th Regiment alongRoute 15

Operation Kingston[213]14 Sep – 15 Oct 695th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation to locate and engage elements of the VC D445 Battalion nearThua Tichvillage

Operation Kipapa[1][214]31 Aug – 12 Sep 661st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionoperation in theFilhol PlantationinHậu Nghĩa Province86
Operation Kittyhawk[215]20 Apr 67 – 21 Mar 689th Infantry Division,11th Armored Cavalry Regimentand 3rd Squadron,5th Cavalry Regimentsecurity and escort operations inLong Khánh District

Operation Klamath Falls[1]1 Dec 67 – 8 Jan 681st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand 2nd Squadron,7th Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Thuan,Binh TuyandLâm Đồng Provinces

Operation Knox[1]3 Mar – 3 Apr 67Special ForcesProject DELTAoperation inII Corps

Operation Knox (USMC)[1]24 Oct – 4 Nov 672nd Battalion, 3rd Marinesand3rd Battalion, 11th Marinesoperation inThua Thien Province

Operation Koko Head[1][216]23 Jul – 6 Aug 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandHậu Nghĩa Provinces6
Operation Kokuliea[1]14 – 22 Jul 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandHậu Nghĩa Provinces

Operation Kolchak I[1][217]26 – 28 Feb 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province5
Operation Kole Kole[1]14 May – 7 Dec 672nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong,Hậu NghĩaandTay Ninh Provinces645
Operation Kosciusko[1]15 – 20 Jun 684th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation between Nui Thia Vai mountain and Nui Dinh mountain2
Operation Kramer White[1]16 Oct 69 – 5 Jan 701st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentscreening operation inPleiku Province

Operation Kudzu[1]1 May – 20 Nov 689th Infantry Divisionreconnaissance and security operation of Dong Tam Base inDinh Truong Province

Operation Kudzu II[1]20 Nov – 16 Dec 689th Infantry Divisionreconnaissance in force operation inDinh Truong Province

Operation Kunia[1]19 May – 7 Dec 671st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation in theHo Bo Woods, Bui Loi Woods,Filhol Plantationand theIron TriangleinBinh DuongandTay Ninh Provinces

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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Lafayette[1]25 Jan – 7 Feb 671st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marinesand3rd Battalion, 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Lahaina[1]7 Aug – 1 Sep 662nd Battalion,27th Infantry Regimentpacification operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Lake[1]6 – 12 Jul 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Lam Son I[125]62ARVNI Corps' operation against VC Do Xa stronghold inQuang Ngai

Operation Lam Son II[218][219]30 Aug 62ARVNand93rd Transportation Companyand 10CH-34sfrom the 1st Helicopter SquadronVNAFsupported operation deep in the jungles ofQuang Ngai ProvinceinI Corps

Operation Lam Son 11[220]2–5 Jun 661st Squadron, 4th Cavalryand 7th Company, 7th ARVN Regiment operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Lam Son 45[221]Jan 67ARVN1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces

Operation Lam Son 46[221]Feb 67ARVN1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces

Operation Lam Son 48[221]4–5 May 67ARVN1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces

Operation Lam Son 54[222]19–27 May 67ARVN 1st Divisionoperation upRoute 1north ofGio Linhto theBen Hai River, launched in conjunction withOperation Beau ChargerandOperation Hickory34222
Operation Lam Son 63[221]2 Jun 67ARVN 1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces

Operation Lam Son 67[1]7 Feb 67 – 31 Mar 682nd and 3rd Brigades,1st Infantry Divisionand ARVN5th Division,18th DivisionandVNMC 3rd Battalionsecurity operations inBiên HòaandBinh Duong Provinces

Operation Lam Son 68[1]1 Feb – 10 Mar 682nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionand ARVN5th Divisionand18th Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBiên HòaandBinh Duong Provinces

Operation Lam Son 87[221]20–24 Jul 67ARVN1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces

Operation Lam Son 11518–24 Apr 64ARVN32nd Ranger Battalionoperation near Lavang

Operation Lam Son 138[1]10 – 20 Oct 67two battalions of theARVN 1st Divisionoperation in theHai LangForest Reserve inQuang TriandThua Thien Provincesin conjunction with the USOperation Medina

Operation Lam Son 166[221]26 Dec 67ARVN1st Divisionoperations inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provincesagainst the 816th Vietcong Battalion

Operation Lam Son 194[148]14–20 March 68ARVN1st Divisionoperation east ofPhu Baitying in withOperation Ford

Operation Lam Son 207[223]1 – 15 Apr 68ARVN participation inOperation Pegasus1,04492
Operation Lam Son 216[224]19 Apr – 17 May 68ARVN1st Divisionand 3rd ARVN Airborne Task Force first large operation into theA Shau Valleyin conjunction withOperation Delaware, moving through the valley to preempt enemy preparations for an attack on theHuearea and to take advantage of the damage done to the enemy byOperation Pegasus869142
Operation Lam Son 235[225]22 Feb – 2 Mar 662 Regiments of theARVN1st Divisionsearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province44435
Operation Lam Son 245[226]2 Aug 68 – 24 Apr 69ARVN 54th Regiment operation inThua Thien Province636
Operation Lam Son 255[227]Apr 66ARVN1st Divisionoperation inQuang Tin Province33
Operation Lam Son 261[228]11 Sep 68 – 24 Apr 691st ARVN Regiment operation inThua ThienandQuang Tri Provinces724
Operation Lam Son 271[229]16 Oct 68 – 24 Apr 692nd ARVN Regiment operation inQuang Tri Province603
Operation Lam Son 277[230]22 Apr 69 – 20 Jun 692nd ARVN Regiment operation inQuang Tri Province541
Operation Lam Son 283[231]21 – 24 Jun 66ARVN operation inQuang Tri Province33137
Operation Lam Son 290[231]17 Jul 66ARVN operation inQuang Tri Province135
Operation Lam Son 318[231]3 Oct – 20 Nov 66ARVN operation inQuang Tri Province17938 ARVN, 1 US
Operation Lam Son 719[232]8 Feb – 25 Mar 71ARVNarmored and airborne invasion ofLaoswith US airlift and air support alongRoute 9toTcheponeto sever theHo Chi Minh Trail21631529 ARVN KIA, 625 MIA 215 US KIA, 38 MIA
Operation Lam Son 720[1]Apr – Aug 71ARVN 1st Divisionand 3rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation into theA Shau Valley

Operation Lam Son 810[233][234]6 – 25 Sep 71ARVN operation with US support to disrupt the flow of NVA supplies into northernmostQuang Tri Provincethroung the DMZ and neighboring Laos17575
Operation Lamar Plain[235][1]16 May – 13 Aug 6923rd Infantry Division, 1st Brigade,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionoperation southwest ofTam KyinQuang Tin Province524478
Operation Lancaster I[236][1]1 Nov 67 – 20 Jan 681st Battalion, 1st Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinessearch and destroy operation to safeguardRoute 9betweenCam Loand in the oldOperation Kingfisherarea aroundCa Lu4627
Operation Lancaster II[237][174][1]21 Jan – 23 Nov 681st Battalion, 1st Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,3rd Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 9th Marinesand 2nd Battalion,26th Marinessearch-and-clear operation to safeguardRoute 9betweenCam LoandCa Lu1801359
Operation Lanikai[1]14 Sep 66 – 13 Feb 671st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionpacification operation inLong An Province

Operation Lanoke[1]25 – 28 Feb 672nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Lard Yar[1]14 Oct 67Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regimentoperation inIII Corps

Operation Lavarack[238]30 May – 1 Jul 696th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operations north ofNui Dat1023
Operation Lawrence[1]17 Apr 67196th Infantry Brigadesearch and destroy operation inI Corps

Operation Le Loi I[1]8 Dec 68 – 10 Feb 69ARVN 1st Ranger Groupoperation inQuang Nam Province695
Operation Le Loi 9[239]23 Jul 64ARVN operation 24km southwest ofAn TucinPleiku Province

Operation Le Loi 15[231]21 Mar 66ARVN Special Forces operation inDarlac Province13410
Operation Leap Frog[240]68Systematic canvassing of the opinions of senior ARVN officers by U.S. military intelligence on likely Vietcong actions

Operation Leaping Lena[241]15 May – 1 Oct 64ARVN andCIDG, underSpecial Forcesleadership, classified long-range patrolling to provide the groundwork for the formation of a combined American-South Vietnamese special reconnaissance unit capable of conducting the most hazardous and critical missions inside the country as required byMACVand the Vietnamese Joint General Staff

Operation Lee/Operation Lien Ket 64[1]3 – 10 Oct 66ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeand ARVN 4th Regiment operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Leeds[1]16 Oct – 3 Dec 663rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation

Operation Leeton[1]3 May – 2 Jun 677th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentsearch and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Lejeune[1]7 – 22 Apr 673rd Brigade,25th Infantry Division,2/1 Cavalry,3/1 Cavalryand3rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Leopard[1]1 – 7 Jan 70A Squadron,1st Armoured Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation inDuc Thanh District

Operation Lewis and Clark[1]3–15 May 662/1 Cavalryreconnaissance in force operation fromPleikutoAn Khe

Operation Lexington[1]17 Apr – 4 May 662nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsaturation patrolling north of theRung Sat Special Zoneas a follow-up toOperation Jackstay

Operation Lexington III[1]17 Apr – 9 Jun 661st Battalion,18th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation in thick mangrove swamp in theRung Sat Special ZoneinBiên Hòa Province

Operation Liberty Canyon[1]28 Oct – 20 Nov 68Redeployment of the1st Cavalry DivisiontoIII Corps

Operation Lien Ket 4[161][1]28 Jul 652nd Battalion, 4th Marines, ARVN 51st Regiment andVNMC 3rd Battalionfirst combined land operation in the war

Operation Lien Ket 10[242]29 – 31 Oct 652nd Battalion, 4th Marinesand 3rd Battalion, 6th RegimentARVN 2nd Divisionoperation against the VC Do Xa base area 20km west ofChu Lai

Operation Lien Ket 18[243][244]9 – 20 Dec 65ARVN participation inOperation Harvest Moon

Operation Lien Ket 26[245][231]4 – 7 Mar 66One battalion from the7th Marinesand one from theARVN 2nd Divisionoperation to engage the 21st NVA Regiment 11km northwest ofQuang Ngai City, firstUSMCcontact with the NVA63283 US, 32 ARVN
Operation Lien Ket 28[246]20 – 25 Mar 667th MarinesandARVN 2nd Divisionoperation with one Marine and one ARVN battalion landing nearAn Hoato encounter the 60th and 90th battalions of the 1st VC Regiment and the 11th Battalion, 21st NVA Regiment62399
Operation Lien Ket 30[247]28 – 30 Mar 667th Marinesand ARVN 5th Regiment,2nd Divisionoperation to the northwest of Lam Loc6911
Operation Lien Ket 52[248]6 – 22 Aug 665th Marines,1st Marine DivisionandARVN 2nd Divisionmulti-battalion search and destroy operation 50km west-northwest ofChu LaiinQuang TinandQuang Nam Provincesto locate and destroy the 2nd NVA Division (AKA 620th NVA Division) believed to have moved into the strategicQue Son Valleyregion67423
Operation Lien Ket 66[249]Mar 66ARVN 42nd Regiment,22nd Division, operation inQuang Ngaito establish a blocking position to sweep the VC fromRoute 1into the mountains atPhù Cũ PassinBình Định Province

Operation Lien Ket 68[231]5 – 8 Nov 66ARVN search and destroy operation inQuang Tin Province10964
Operation Lien Ket 70[231]19 – 27 Nov 66ARVN 2nd Divisionsearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province1233
Operation Lien Ket 81[231]17 – 22 Feb 67ARVN 2nd Divisionsearch and destroy operation inQuang Ngai Province

Operation Lien Ket 414[1]25 Aug – 31 Dec 69ARVN 4th Regiment operation inQuang Ngai Province710
Operation Lien Ket 531[1]25 Aug – 31 Dec 69ARVN 5th Regiment operation inQuang Tin Province542
Operation Lien Lu[250]19 – 22 Aug 64ARVN operation about 7 miles north ofTay Ninhcity
Operation Lightning[1]8 – 14 Nov 65ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeoperation inKhanh Hoa Province

Operation Lightning Bug[1]66USAF air interdiction operations

Operation Lihue[1]2–12 May 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation onRoute 22betweenCu ChiandTay Ninh

Operation Lincoln[251]25 Mar – 8 Apr 661st and 3d Brigades,1st Cavalry Divisionand 3rd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy/reconnaissance in force operation in the vicinity ofPlei Meand theChu Pong MassifinPleikuandDarlac Provincesagainst the same NVA units that had participated in thebattle of the Ia Drang Valley52251
Operation Lincoln (I Corps)[1]4 – 9 Jan 672nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Linebacker I[252]9 May – 23 Oct 72U.S.Seventh Air ForceandU.S. NavyTask Force 77strategic bombing ofHanoiandHaiphong, and mining of Haiphong harbor to turn back theEaster Offensive

Operation Linebacker II[1]18 – 29 Dec 72U.S.Seventh Air ForceandU.S. NavyTask Force 77strategic bombing ofHanoiandHaiphong, and mining of Haiphong harbor to force North Vietnam to return to theParis Peace Talks1612
Operation Linn River[1]27 Jan – 7 Feb 691st Battalion, 7th Marinesand 2nd Battalion,26th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Lion[1]5 – 9 Jul 672nd Squadron,11th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation

Operation Lismore[1]1–8 May 677th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Little Rock[1]1 – 4 Oct 661st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionand ARVN 48th Regiment search and destroy operation inPhuoc Long Province

Operation Little Sheba[1]24 Dec 661st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroute and convoy security operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Logan Field[253]7 – 12 Oct 681st Battalion20th Infantry,11th Light Infantry Brigadeand23rd Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation in northeast ofQuang NgaiCity1413
Operation Lonesome End[1]14 – 17 Oct 651/1 Cavalryroute and area security operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Long Lance[1]3 – 8 Jan 661st Battalion, 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Long Phi 971[254]21–23 May 66ARVN operation inKien Giang Province2246
Operation Long Phi 984[231]25 – 27 Aug 66ARVN search and destroy operation inKien Giang Province13230
Operation Long Reach[1]24 Oct – 26 Nov 651/1 Cavalry(Operation All The Way),2/1 Cavalry(Operation Silver Bayonet II) and3/1 Cavalry(Operation Silver Bayonet I) search and destroy operation and relief ofPlei MeCIDGcamp inPleiku Province

Operation Long Reach II[1]5 – 26 Dec 6911th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperation inBinh Long Province

Operation Longfellow[1]13 Apr – 1 May 663rd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 42nd Regiment search and destroy operation inKontum Provinceto search the area west ofRoute 14north fromDak TotowardDak Pekin support of Army Engineers repairing and improving Route 14

Operation Longstreet[1]16 Jun 66ROK 2nd Marine Brigadeengineering security operation inBinh DinhandPhu Yen Provinces

Operation Longview[1]23 Sep – 1 Oct 661st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroute security and clearing operation onRoute 16betweenPhuoc VinhandBiên Hòa

Operation Los Angeles[1]9 – 10 Mar 663rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroute and convoy security operation alongRoute 13inBinh Duong Province

Operation Los Banos[1]23 Mar – 7 Apr 683rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsecurity operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Louisiana Lee[1]15 Aug – 28 Sep 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionoperation in theA Shau Valley

Operation Lulu[1]12 – 14 Mar 693rd Brigade,9th Infantry Division,199th Infantry Brigade, ARVN 46th Regiment and5th Ranger Groupclear and search operation inLong An Province

Operation Lunch[255]70Second phase ofOperation Menu

Operation Lyon Valley[1]27 Jul – 24 Aug 705th Marinesclear and search operation southwest ofDanang5
Operation Lyre Bird[1]1 – 31 Aug 684th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) land-clearing operation west ofNui Dat,Phuoc Tuy Province

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OperationName↓Date Duration↓Description – location – Units↓VC-NVAKIA's↓Allied KIA's↓
Operation Ma Doo I[256]21 Jan – 7 Feb 6728th Regiment,ROK 9th Infantry Divisionoperation inPhu Yen Province160
Operation MacArthur[257][1]12 Oct 67 – 31 Jan 694th Infantry Division,1st Cavalry Division,173rd Airborne Brigade, ARVN 42nd Regiment and3rd Airborne Battalionoperations in the western highlandsPleikuandKontum Provinces, including theBattle of Dak To5,731700+
Operation Macon[258][1]4 Jul – 27 Oct 661st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 9th Marinessearch and destroy and security operation for theAn Hoaindustrial complex inQuang Nam Province50724
Operation Madison[1]21 – 23 Oct 663rd Battalion, 1st Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Mailed Fist[1]1–31 May 69B Squadron,1st Armoured Regimentpacification and reconnaissance operation inDuc Thanh District

Operation Maili[1]27 Apr – 12 May 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Maimi[1]27 Apr – 12 May 661st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionroad clearing operation inTân Uyên District

Operation Maine Crag[1]15 Mar – 2 May 691st Brigade,5th Infantry Division,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marinesand1st Battalion, 12th Marinesreconnaissance in force operation along the Laotian border west ofKhe Sanh,Quang Tri Province15721
Operation Makaha[1]11 – 14 Apr 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation northwest ofCu ChiinHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Makalapa[1]18 Mar – 21 Apr 671st and 2nd Brigades,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Makiki[1]3 – 9 Jun 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 49th Regiment search and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Malheur I[259]11 May – 8 Jun 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inĐức Phổ DistrictofQuang Ngai Province86981
Operation Malheur II[260]8 Jun – 2 Aug 671st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation northwest ofĐức Phổ Districtin the vicinity of theSong Ne Valleyand VC Base Area 122 inQuang Ngai Province488
Operation Mallard[1]11 – 17 Jan 661st Battalion, 3rd Marinesand3rd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Mallard II[1]23 Aug – 26 Sep 66Deployment of 2nd Battalion,34th Armored RegimentfromVung TautoLong Binh

Operation Mallet[1]28 Jan – 15 Feb 662nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation to openRoute 15inLong Khánh Province

Operation Mameluke Thrust[261][1]18 May 68 – 23 Oct 681st Battalion, 7th Marines,3rd Battalion, 7th Marines,1st Battalion, 13th Marines, 1st and 3rd Battalions,26th Marinesclear and search operations in centralQuang Nam Province2728269
Operation Manchester[1]17 Dec 67 – 17 Feb 68199th Infantry Brigadeand 3rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa,Binh Duong,Long KhánhandPhuoc Long Provinces

Operation Mang Ho V[231]23 – 27 Mar 66ROKA Capital Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province34917
Operation Mang Ho VI[231]23 Sep – 30 Oct 66ROKA Capital Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province116130
Operation Mang Ho VIII[262]3 – 31 Jan 67ROK Capital Divisionsearch and clear operations alongRoute 1inPhu Yen Province150
Operation Mang Ho IX[1]17 Dec 67 – 31 Jan 68ROK Capital Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province749
Operation Mang Ho X[1]16 Feb – 1 Mar 68ROK Capital Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province664
Operation Manh Ho[231]6 – 9 Sep 66ARVN operation inBinh Dinh Province147
Operation Manhatten[1]23 Apr – 15 May 673rd Brigade,1st Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade,4th Infantry Division, 1st and 2nd Brigades,25th Infantry Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation in the Boi Loi Woods and Long Nguyen Forest north of theIron TriangleinBinh Duong Province123
Operation Marauder/Operation An Dan 564[263][231]1 – 8 Jan 661st Infantry Division,173rd Airborne Brigade,1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand ARVN operation inHậu Nghĩa Province,IV Corps,Plain of Reedsarea of theMekongDelta26815 US, 31 ARVN
Operation Marble Mountain[1]4 – 5 Aug 65USMC search and destroy operation inI Corps

Operation March[1]6 Jul – 3 Sep 675th Special Forces GroupDetachment B-50Project OMEGAoperation inII Corps

Operation Market Time[264]11 Mar 65 – 72A combined U.S. Navy and South Vietnamese Navy effort to stop the flow of supplies from North Vietnam into South Vietnam

Operation Marsden[1]28 Nov – 28 Dec 696th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) ambush and reconnaissance operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Marshall Mountain[1]9 Dec 68 – 28 Feb 691st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionclear and search operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Maryland[1]25 – 28 Jan 671st Battalion, 3rd Marinesclear and search operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Masher/White Wing/Thang Phong II[1][231]24 Jan – 6 Mar 661st Cavalry Division, ARVN22nd DivisionAirborne Brigadeand 1st RegimentROK Capital Divisionoperation inBinh Dinh Province. USMCOperation Double Eaglelinks in cross border segment2232288 US, 10 ROK, 119 ARVN
Operation Massachusetts Bay[133]23 Apr – 15 Jun 691st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionpatrolling and ambushes in the area of Base Area 101 and the districts ofQuang Tri Province, provided security and denied access to rice producing area to NVA and VC

Operation Massachusetts Striker[1]28 Feb – 8 May 692nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionreconnaissance in force operation into theA Shau Valley

Operation Massey-Harris[1][265]29 Aug – 20 Sep 702nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) and A Squadron1st Armoured Regimentrice denial operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Mastiff[1]21 – 27 Feb 662nd and 3rd Brigades,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation in and around theMichelin Plantationand the Boi Loi woods inBinh Duong,Binh LongandTay Ninh Provinces

Operation Matador I[1]31 Dec 65 – 13 Jan 662/1 Cavalrysecurity and defence operation inBinh Dinh,KontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Matador II[1]13 – 17 Jan 662/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh,KontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Matador III[1]1 – 20 Jan 661/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation along the Cambodian border inKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Mathews[266][1]24 May – 12 Jun 681st Brigade,4th Infantry Divisionand 3rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionsearch and destroy operation inKontum Province35269
Operation Matilda[1][267]15 – 26 Jan 70A Squadron1st Armoured Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operations withRegional ForceandPopular ForcesinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Matthew[1][268]29 Jun – 17 Jul 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inLong Khánh Province
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Operation Maui Peak[174][1]6 – 19 Oct 681st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 7th Marineseffort to relieve the Special Forces camp atThuong DucinQuang Nam Province35328
Operation McLain[269][1]20 – 31 Jan 68173rd Airborne Brigade, 3rd Brigade,506th Airborne Infantry Regimentand3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBinh Thuan Provinceas continuation ofOperation Byrd1,042
Operation Meade River/Operation Hung Quang 1/81[270][1]20 Nov – 9 Dec 681st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,3rd Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marines,1st Battalion, 7th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marinesand 2nd and 3rd Battalions,26th Marinesand ARVN 51st Regiment cordon and search operations south ofDanangin support of Accelerated Pacification Campaign847352
Operation Meadowlark[1]5 – 29 Sep 66Deployment of11th Armored Cavalry RegimentfromVung TautoLong Binh

Operation Medina[1]10 – 20 Oct 671st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 11th Marinesandtwo battalions of theARVN 1st Divisionin theHai LangForest Reserve

Operation Menu[120]18 Mar 69 – 28 May 70USStrategic Air Commandbombing ofCambodia

Operation Merino[271]18 – 24 Jul 683rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Mexicali[1]13 Jun 661st Battalion,5th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Miami[1]15 – 20 Apr 661st Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Middlesex Peak[1]1 Mar – 1 Jul 71196th Infantry Brigade,198th Infantry BrigadeandARVN 2nd DivisionoperationinQuang TinandQuang Ngai Provinces463
Operation Midnight[272][273]12 Aug 653rd Marinessearch and destroy mission about 10 miles northwest ofDa NanginElephant Valley,Quang Nam Province, I Corps2
Operation Mingo[148][274]3 – 7 Mar 681st Battalion, 1st Marinesand 2nd Battalion327th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation alongRoute 527towards theA Shau Valley5
Operation Mississippi[1]29 Nov – 7 Dec 662nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Mobile[1]25–28 May 6617th Marines, ARVN 5th Regiment andVNMC 5th Battalionsearch and destroy operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Mokuliea[1]14 – 22 Jul 662nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh DuongandHậu Nghĩa Provinces

Operation Monroe[1]23 – 27 Mar 662nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inIII Corps

Operation Montana Mauler[275][1]23 Mar – 3 Apr 693rd Marine Division, 1st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionand ARVN 2nd Regiment reconnaissance in force operation in the vicinity ofCon ThieninQuang Tri Province57121
Operation Montana Mustang[276]8 Apr – 11 Jul 711st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionoperation intended to locate and destroy enemy forces, eliminate VC infrastructure, conduct reaction/exploitation operations and assist in pacification andVietnamizationinQuang Tri Province9157
Operation Montana Raider[277]12 Apr – 14 May 691st Cavalry Divisionand11th Armored Cavalry Regimentoperations fromDau TiengtoQuan Loion a series of coordinated search operations designed to destroy the NVA support and supply facilities alongRoute 13inTay Ninh Province358
Operation Montana Scout[278]29 Mar – 23 Jun 691st Cavalry Divisionoperation along the southern frontier of War Zone "C" inTay Ninh Province1,570284
Operation Monterey[1]28 – 29 Sep 661st Battalion, 5th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tin Province

Operation Monterey II[1]30 Sep – 3 Oct 661st Battalion, 5th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 5th Marinessecurity operation inQuang Tin Province

Operation Montgomery/Operation Lien Ket 40[1]9–14 May 661st Battalion, 5th Marines,1st Battalion, 7th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th MarinesandVNMC 2nd & 5th Battalionssecurity operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Montgomery Rendezvous[279]8 Jun – 15 Aug 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionclear and search operation in theA Shau Valley,Thua Thien Province393
Operation Morgan[1]20–22 May 663rd Battalion, 7th Marinesand 2nd Battalion, ARVN 4th Regiment search and destroy operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Morning Star[280]19 – 27 Oct 62ARVN operation to clearTay Ninh Province
Operation Mosby I[1](part ofOperation Lincoln)11 – 17 Apr 661/1 Cavalry3/1 Cavalryand 5th Battalion,14th Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force along Cambodian border in westernKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Mosby II[1]21 Apr – 3 May 662/1 Cavalryreconnaissance in force and interdiction of VC movement west ofRoute 14inKontumandPleiku Provinces

Operation Muncie[3]4 – 15 Feb 6711th Armored Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance in force operations alongRoute 15toBa RiaandRoute 2from Ba Ria toDuc ThanhandCam My

Operation Mundingburra[1][281]14 Jul – 15 Aug 696th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) reconnaissance in force, ambush, patrolling and village security operation inĐất ĐỏandLong Điền Districts
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Operation Murray Blue[1]25 Sep – 12 Oct 702nd Battalion,8th Infantry Regimentoperation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Muscatine[282][1]19 Dec 67-10 Jun 683rd Brigade,4th Infantry Division,11th Infantry Brigadeand198th Infantry Brigadeoperation inQuang Ngai Province1,129142
Operation Muscle Shoals[1]8 Sep 67 – 1 Jun 68Interim code name forOperation Igloo White

Operation Muskegon[1]1 – 6 Jun 663rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Muskegon (USMC)[1]6 Jun 662nd Battalion, 2nd Marinessearch and destroy operation inI Corps

Operation Muskogee Meadows[1]6 – 20 Apr 691st Battalion, 5th Marines,2nd Battalion, 5th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province16216

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Operation Nantucket Beach[283][1]20 Jul 69 – 8 Mar 71198th Infantry BrigadeandARVN 2nd Divisionclear and search operation to secure theBatangan PeninsulainQuảng Ngãi Province630
Operation Napa/Operation Lien Ket 56[1]4 – 15 Sep 661st Battalion, 5th Marines,3rd Battalion, 5th Marinesand 2nd, 3rd, 4th Battalions, ARVN 6th Regiment search and destroy operation inQuang Tin Province

Operation Napier[1][284]10 Jan – 10 Mar 706th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC) cordon and search and reconnaissance and ambush operation aroundNgãi GiaoinĐồng Nai Province

Operation Napoleon[285]5 Nov 67 – 29 Feb 683rd Battalion, 1st Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marinesand1st Amphibian Tractor Battalionoperation on the coast, north of theCua Viet Riverin theDong Haarea

Operation Napoleon Saline[286][1]29 Feb – 9 Dec 682nd Battalion, 1st Marines,3rd Battalion, 1st Marines,1st Battalion, 3rd Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 4th Marines,2nd Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion,26th Marinesand2/1 Cavalryoperation alongCua Viet RiverinQuang Tri Province3495353
Operation Napoleon Saline II[1][287]1 Nov 68 – Feb 693rd Marine Division, 1st Brigade,5th Infantry Divisionstrike operation in the vicinity ofQuang TriCity in coordination with ARVN forces including the 1st Regiment,ARVN 1st Divisionto support the pacification ofQuang Tri Province

Operation Narasuan[288]20 Oct 67 – 7 Apr 689th Infantry DivisionandRoyal Thai Army Volunteer Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Nathan[289]13 Jul – 2 Aug 702nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regimentand107th Field Batteryseries of reconnaissance and ambush and land clearing protection missions in the centre and south-west ofPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Nathan Hale[290][231]19 Jun – 1 Jul 661st Cavalry Divisionand 1st Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inPhu Yen Provincevicinity ofDong TreandTuy Hoa45962
Operation Navajo Warhorse I[1]15 Dec 68 – 13 Feb 691st Cavalry Divisionoperation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Navajo Warhorse II[1]14 Feb – 28 Mar 691st Cavalry Divisionoperation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Nebraska Rapids[1]5 – 8 Sep 70196th Infantry Brigade,1st Marine DivisionandARVN 2nd Divisionoperation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Neosho I[236]1 Nov 67 – 20 Jan 681st Battalion, 4th Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines,3rd Battalion, 12th Marinesand 3rd Battalion,26th Marinesoperation northwest ofHue7712
Operation Neosho II[291]21 – 24 Jan 682nd Battalion, 4th Marinesand1st Battalion, 9th Marinesclearing operation to provide cover for the1st Cavalry Division's arrival atCamp Evans, 24km northwest ofHue1
Operation Neppabunna[1]15 Aug – 15 Sep 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force and pacification operation inĐất ĐỏandXuyên Mộc DistrictsinPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Neutralize[1]12 Sep – 31 Oct 67USAF and US Navy operations against NVA artillery positions bombardingCon Thien

Operation Nevada/Operation Lien Ket 34[1]Apr 661st Battalion, 2nd Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marines,ARVN 2nd DivisionandVNMCsearch and destroy operation on theBatangan Peninsula,Quảng Ngãi Province683
Operation Nevada Eagle[1]17 May 68 – 28 Feb 69101st Airborne Division,1st Cavalry Divisionand 3rd Brigade,82nd Airborne Divisionclear and search operation in centralThua Thien Provinceas follow-up toOperation Delaware3,299353
Operation New Castle[1]21 – 25 Mar 672nd Battalion, 5th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation New Life (1965)[292][293]15 Nov 65173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team,1st Infantry Divisionand10th Divisionoperation that moved all its combat unit by air toVo Datto prevent the rice harvest from falling into communist hands,Bien Hoa Province, III Corps
Operation New Life3 Apr – 3 Sep 75Resettlement of over 110,000 refugees from Indochina

Operation New Life 65[1]21 Nov – 17 Dec 65173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy and rice harvest security operation inBinh Tuy Province

Operation New One[1]21 – 27 Oct 65173rd Airborne Brigadeclear and secure operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation New York[231][294]27 Feb – 3 Mar 662nd Battalion, 1st Marines, andHMM-163sweep operation east ofPhu BaiinThua Thien Provincejoining with ARVNOperation Thua Thien 17712215
Operation Newark[1]18 – 30 Apr 671st Battalion,503rd Airborne Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation along the Song Be River inBiên HòaandBinh Duong Provinces

Operation Niagara[1]5 Jan – 8 Apr 68USAFbombing aroundKhe Sanh Combat Baseunknown
Operation Niagara (Cedar Falls)[144]5 – 7 Jan 671st Infantry Divisionoperation between the Thi Thanh River andRoute 13east of theIron Triangleto place a blocking force forOperation Cedar Falls

Operation Niagara Falls[1]4 – 7 Jan 67173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Nicoliet Bay[1]7 – 13 Nov 681st Battalion, 13th Marinesand 1st and 3rd Battalions,26th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Night Bolt[295]Oct – Dec 67US Navy plan to scuttle a submarine to block theHaiphongchannel (Cua Nam Trieu)

Operation Noble Canyon[1]22 Oct – 3 Nov 705th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Norfolk Victory[1][296]8 – 19 Apr 681st Battalion,20th Infantry Regimentclear and search operation inNghĩa Hành District,Quảng Ngãi Province435
Operation Norfolk Victory II[1]19 – 29 Jun 683rd Battalion,1st Infantry RegimentandARVN 2nd Divisionclear and search operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Norton Falls[1]29 Sep – 8 Nov 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionoperation inQuang TriandThua Thien Provincesto screen the deployment of the4th Marines

Operation Norwalk[1]19 – 29 Jun 681st Infantry Divisionsecurity operation

Operation Nowra[1][297]8 Aug – 6 Sep 681st Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentdefence ofBà RịaandLong Điền District,Phuoc Tuy Province

Operation Nudgee[1][298]20 Apr – 11 Jun 706th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment(ANZAC),7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment,8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, A Squadron,1st Armoured Regimentand B Squadron,3rd Cavalry Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation inXuyên MộcandĐất Đỏ Districts264
Operation Nutcracker[299]28 Jul 692nd Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionoperation against VC 268th Regiment

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Operation Oahu[1]1 – 31 Aug 661st Brigade,25th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inTay Ninh Province

Operation Oakland/Operation Lien Ket 46[1]29 Jun – 1 Jul 662nd Battalion, 7th Marines,3rd Battalion, 11th Marines, 2nd Battalion, ARVN 5th RegimentARVN 37th Ranger Battalionsearch and destroy operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Oakleigh[300]15 Feb 682nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentand7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentcordon and search operation inHoa Long,Long Hải9
Operation Oceanside[1]
2nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisioncordon and search operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Oh Jak Kyo I[301][1]8 Mar – 18 Apr 67Linkup of the ROKCapital Divisionand9th Infantry Divisiontactical areas of responsibility inPhu Yen Province83123
Operation Ohio Rapids[1]24 Jan – 28 Feb 693rd Brigade,101st Airborne DivisionandARVN 1st Divisionreconnaissance in force operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Oklahoma Hills[302][1]1 Mar – 29 May 691st Battalion, 7th Marines,2nd Battalion, 7th Marines,3rd Battalion, 7th Marinesand 3rd Battalion,26th Marinesand ARVN 51st Regiment clear and search operation southwest ofDananginQuang Nam Province596
Operation Oliver Wendell Holmes[1]13 Sep – 2 Oct 661/1/ Cavalry,2/1 CavalryandARVN 3rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation

Operation Olympa[1]24 – 29 Mar 663rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Omaha[1]20 – 22 Apr 662nd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy and road clearing operation onNational Road 13 (Vietnam)Route 13betweenChơn Thành DistrictandLai Khe

Operation Onslow[1]15 – 17 Oct 671st Battalion, 5th MarinesandARVN 2nd Ranger Battalionsearch and destroy operation inQuang Nam Province

Operation Orange[303]1 – 11 Apr 661st Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation nearThuong Guc, 40km southwest ofDananginQuang Nam Province5718
Operation Oregon[1]20 – 23 Mar 662nd Battalion, 1st Marinesand1st Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province

Operation Oregon (1967)[1]8 – 30 Apr 67Movement of units fromIII CorpstoI Corps

Operation Osage[1]27 Apr – 2 May 66SLF1st Battalion, 5th Marinesrice harvest security operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Osceola[236][1]20 Oct 67 – 20 Jan 681st Battalion, 1st Marinesand1st Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation inHải Lăng Forest,Quang Tri Province7617
Operation Osceola II[16][1]21 Jan – 16 Feb 681st Battalion, 1st Marinesand1st Battalion, 3rd Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuang Tri Province242
Operation Otsego[1]18 – 20 Apr Apr 661st Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy operation inBinh Duong Province

Operation Ottawa[1]20 – 22 Aug 663rd Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Overland[304]2 – 10 Apr 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation on the border ofBiên Hòa Province,Long Khánh ProvinceandPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Overlander[305]11 – 15 Apr 699th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance in force operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Overlord[306]6 – 7 Jun 713rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentpacification operation inLong Khánh Province

Operation Owen Mesa[1]25 Sep – 14 Oct 683rd Battalion,26th Marinesclear and search operation inQuang NamandThua Thien Provinces

Operation Ox Trail[1]3 – 7 Dec 652/1 Cavalryand 2nd Battalion,12th Cavalry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inBinh Dinh Province

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Operation Paddington[1]7 – 14 Jul 672nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment,7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; 1st Squadron,11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade,9th Infantry Divisionand ARVN search and destroy operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Paddy Bridge[1]14 – 16 Feb 662nd Battalion,27th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation inHậu Nghĩa Province

Operation Palestine[1]18 – 19 Mar 663rd Brigade,1st Infantry Divisionsecurity operation inIII Corps

Operation Palm Beach[307]6 Jan – 31 May 673rd Brigade,9th Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion39th Infantryand 2nd and 3rd Battalions,60th Infantrysearch and destroy operation and establishment of a base camp atDong Tam, inDinh Tuong Province,IV Corps570149
Operation Park Silver[1]1 Mar – 17 Nov 701st Squadron,10th Cavalry Regimentand 2nd Battalion503rd Airborne Infantry Regimentsecurity operation inPleiku Province. Later redesignatedOperation Hancock Dragon

Operation Patio[1]1 Apr – 31 May 70Covert USAF aerial interdiction of eastern Cambodia

Operation Patrick[1]1 – 31 Mar 683rd Brigade4th Infantry Divisionsearch and destroy and cordon and search operation inBinh Dinh Province

Operation Paul Bunyan[1]19 Jul – 11 Sep 671st Infantry Divisionland clearing operation3
Operation Paul Revere/Operation Than Phong 14[231][1]10 May – 31 Jul 663rd Brigade25th Infantry Division, 1 Battalion from the2/1 Cavalry, Troop B, 1st Squadron,9th Cavalry Regiment, 2ROKABattalions and 2 ARVN Battalions border screening, area-control operation inDarlacandPleiku Provinceswhich thwarts a VC monsoon season offensive inII Corps54663 US, 16 ARVN
Operation Paul Revere II[308][1]1 – 25 Aug 663rd Brigade25th Infantry Division,2/1 Cavalry,3/1 Cavalry,ROKA,ARVN 23rd DivisionandARVN 3rd Airborne Brigadesearch and clear operation inPleiku Province80994
Operation Paul Revere III[309][1]10 May – 31 Jul 662nd Brigade,4th Infantry Division, 2nd and 3rd Brigades25th Infantry Divisionand3/1 Cavalryoperation 26km west ofPleiku

Operation Paul Revere IV[310]18 Oct – 30 Dec 662nd Brigade,4th Infantry Division, 2nd and 3rd Brigades,25th Infantry Divisionand2/1 Cavalrysearch and destroy operation along the Cambodian border in westernII Corps977110
Operation Pawnee[1]26 Aug – 6 Sep 663rd Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Pawnee II[1]8 – 14 Sep 663rd Battalion, 4th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Pawnee III[1]29 Oct – 24 Dec 662nd Battalion,26th Marinessearch and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Pecos[1]20 – 27 Jul 671st Battalion, 7th Marinesand3rd Battalion, 11th Marinessearch and destroy operation in "Happy Valley"Quang Nam Province

Operation Pegasus/Operation Lam Son 207[311][1]1 – 15 Apr 681st Cavalry Division,1st Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines,1st Battalion, 9th Marines1st, 2nd and 3rd battalions,26th MarinesandARVN 2nd Divisionresupply and relief operations alongRoute 9to U.S. MarinesbesiegedatCombat Basein Quang Tri Province1100+ (est)144
Operation Pennsylvania Square[1]26 Jun 70 – 1 Mar 71198th Infantry Brigadeclear and search operation inQuang Tin Province

Operation People's Road[1]17 Mar – 21 May 689th Infantry Divisionsecurity operation for repair ofRoute 4betweenCat LayandMỹ Tho

Operation Perry[1]23 – 27 Mar 672nd Battalion, 7th Marinessearch and destroy operation inQuảng Ngãi Province

Operation Pershing[312][313]12 Feb 67 – 19 Jan 681st Cavalry Division, 3rd Brigade25th Infantry Division,ROK Capital DivisionandARVN 22nd Divisionoperation inBinh DinhandQuảng Ngãi Provincesagainst the NVA610th Divisionand VC units5401
Operation Pershing II[314][1]22 Jan – 29 Feb 682/1 Cavalryand4th Infantry Divisionoperation inBinh DinhandQuảng Ngãi Provinces614156
Operation Petrie[1]29 Jun – 13 Jul 708th Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentreconnaissance and ambush operation inPhuoc Tuy Province

Operation Phoenix[1]26 Feb – 1 Mar 66173rd Airborne Brigadesearch and destroy operation inBiên Hòa Province

Operation Phoenix[315]67–72CIA-organized assassination campaign against Vietcong cadres inSouth Vietnam

Operation Phoi Hop[316]7 – 19 Apr 703rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regimentoperation aimed at denying the enemy entry into the villages ofHoa Long,Suối Nghê,Duc MyandBình Ba11
Operation Phu Vang I[1][317]27 – 29 Sep 681st and 2nd Brigades,101st Airborne Divisionand ARVN 54th Regiment search and destroy operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Phu Vang III[1]25 Oct – 6 Nov 682nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand ARVN 54th Regiment clear and search operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Phu Vang IV[1]11 Dec 68 – 9 Jan 692nd Brigade,101st Airborne Divisionand ARVN 54th Regiment clear and search operation inThua Thien Province

Operation Phu Yen 7[318]Oct 65ARVN rice harvest operation nearTuy Hoa

Operation Picken's Forest[1]15 Jul – 24 Aug 701st Battalion, 7th Marinesand2nd Battalion, 7th Marinesclear and search operation near Song Thu Bon valley inQuang Nam Province

Operation Pickett[1]6 Dec 66 – 19 Jan 671st Brigade,