vietnamwarera: Operation Tame the West (or Binh Tay I) Dates:…


Cambodians bag captured NVA rice stores.

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Operation Tame the West (or Binh Tay I)

Dates: 6MAY1970 – 16MAY1970

Area of Operation: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia (northeastern Cambodia)

Allied Units: US Army 4th Infantry Division, 3d Battalion 506th Airborne Infantry 101st Airborne Division; ARVN 40th Regiment 22d Division 2d Ranger Group, 23d Division 2d Ranger Group, 2d Armored Brigade

Allied Casualties: 43 KIA, 118 WIA

Enemy Units: NVA

Enemy Casualties: 212 KIA, 7 POW

Objective: To clear Base Area 702 as part of the Cambodian Incursion.

Significance/Notes: Part of a number of operations under the Cambodian Incursion which aimed to clear NVA troops out of the eastern regions of Cambodia.

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