August 09, 1967 : Marines launch Operation Cochise

Introduction

First Marine Division launches Operation Cochise in the Que Son valley. Meanwhile, the First Cavalry Division continued with Operation Pershing, a major clearing operation in the Binh Dinh province designed to improve the security situation in support of the ongoing pacification effort.

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August 09, 1967 : Marines launch Operation Cochise

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  • Year Published

    2009

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    August 09, 1967 : Marines launch Operation Cochise

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  • Access Date

    November 23, 2017

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