vietnamwarera: Operation Jefferson Glenn Dates: 5SEP1970 -…

vietnamwarera:

Operation Jefferson Glenn

Dates: 5SEP1970 – 8OCT1971

Area of Operations: Thua Thien Province, Quang Tri Province; I Corps

Allied Units: US Army 101st Airborne Division; ARVN 1st Infantry Division

Allied Casualties: N/A

Enemy Units: NVA and VC

Enemy Casualties: 2026 KIA

Objective: Search and destroy, pacification support

Significance/Notes: Last major operation that US ground forces took part in. Over the course of the operation, the 101st Airborne slowly turned complete fighting responsibility to the ARVN 1st Infantry and eventually disengaged entirely.

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[Pictured is a map of Thua Thien Province.]