October 06, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

Introduction

South Vietnamese military officials announce the end of a three-month operation in southeastern Cambodia and the withdrawal of the 12,000-man task force involved. During the operation, which was designed to eliminate Communist base camps and supply areas along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, 453 enemy soldiers were reported killed. South Vietnamese losses were 93 killed and 642 wounded.

Article Details:

October 06, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

  • Author

    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    October 06, 1970 : South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-withdraw-from-cambodia

  • Access Date

    November 21, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks