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Operation Buffalo

Dates: 2JUL1967 – 14JUL1967

Area of Operations: Quang Tri Province, I Corps

Allied Units: USMC 3d Battalion 3d Marines, 3d Battalion 4th Marines, 1st Battalion 9th Marines, 2d Battalion 9th Marines, 3d Battalion 9th Marines

Allied Casualties: 159 KIA, 345 WIA

Enemy Units: 90th NVA Regiment

Enemy Casualties: 1290 KIA, 2 POW

Objective: Defend Con Thien Combat Base

Significance/Notes: Con Thien was considered one of the most important observation points, though was quite vulnerable, along the DMZ and as such needed to be defended.

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