November 27, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces attacked near Cambodian border

Introduction

A South Vietnamese task force, operating in southeastern Cambodia, comes under North Vietnamese attack near the town of Krek. The South Vietnamese command reported repelling the assault and killing enemy soldiers. The South Vietnamese command also reported killing 33 Viet Cong in the Rung Sat special zone, 23 miles southeast of Saigon.

Article Details:

November 27, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces attacked near Cambodian border

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    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    November 27, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces attacked near Cambodian border

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-attacked-near-cambodian-border

  • Access Date

    October 23, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks