vietnamwarera: Operation Manhattan Dates: 23APR1967 -…

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Operation Manhattan

Dates: 23APR1967 – 12MAY1967

Area of Operation: Boi Loi Woods, Binh Duong Province, III Corps

Allied Units: US Army  3d Brigade 1st Infantry Division, 3d Brigade 4th Infantry Division, 1st and 2d Brigades 25th Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment; ARVN 5th Division, 34th Ranger Battalion

Allied Casualties: 15 KIA, 133 WIA

Enemy Units: Viet Cong

Enemy Casualties: 123 KIA, 7 POW

Objective: Search and destroy

Significance/Notes: Over 90,000 lbs of rice cached by the Viet Cong was seized and redistributed to Vietnamese civilians. 128 weapons and approximately 55,000 rounds of ammunition were also seized.

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