vietnamwarera: Operation Sam Houston Dates: 1JAN1967 -…

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Operation Sam Houston

Dates: 1JAN1967 – 5APR1967

Area of Operations: Pleiku Province and Kontum Province; II Corps

Allied Units: US Army 2d Brigade 4th Infantry Division, HQ 4th Infantry Division, 3d Brigade 25th Infantry Division

Allied Casualties: 169 KIA

Enemy Units: NVA and VC

Enemy Casualties: 733 KIA

Objective: Search and destroy, border surveillance

Significance/Notes: This operation sought to prevent the movement of troops and supplies coming into South Vietnam from Cambodia and Laos. Operation Francis Marion was an immediate follow up.

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