Cambodians bag captured NVA rice stores.
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.
- The Vietnam Center and Archive (at Texas Tech Univ)