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This article is a list of known military operations of the Vietnam War conducted by the armed forces of the Republic of Vietnam, the United States and their assorted allies. This is not a complete list. Operations are currently listed alphabetically, but are being progressively reorganized as a chronology.

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Gadsden[1] 3 – 21 Feb 67 25th Infantry Division, 196th Infantry Brigade and 3rd Brigade 4th Infantry Division operation against the Vietcong 271st and 272d Regiments, 70th Guard Regiment and 680th Training Regiment near the villages of Lo Go and Xom Giua 30 km northwest of Tay Ninh 161 29
Operation Gaffey Base[2] 15 – 30 Jul 69 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division clear and search operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Game Warden[3] 18 Dec 65 First major U.S. riverine patrol operation to deny Viet Cong access to the resources in the Mekong Delta 1000 39
Operation Garden City[2][4] Jan 67 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division operation near Dong Tam in Long An Province
Operation Garrad Bay[2] 25 Oct – 16 Nov 68 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines clear and search operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Gatling[2] 1 – 15 Feb 67 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division search and destroy operation in Lâm Đồng, Binh Tuy and Binh Thuan Provinces
Operation Gator[2] 14 Jan 68 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment operation in IV Corps
Operation Gem[2] 12 – 15 Jul 67 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines blocking operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Geneva Park[2][5] 18 Mar 69 – 28 Feb 71 198th Infantry Brigade clear and search operation in Quang Tin and Quang Ngai Provinces 2,237 253
Operation Georgia Tar[2] 16 Jul – 25 Sep 69 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines clear and search operation northeast of Khe Sanh in Quang Tri Province
Operation Geraldton[2] 15 – 21 Jun 67 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation east of Đất Đỏ in Phuoc Tuy Province 1
Operation Giant Dragon[6] 17 – 22 Feb 67 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province 16
Operation Giant Slingshot[7] 6 Dec 68 Third Sealords barrier established along the Vam Co Tay and Vam Co Dong rivers to interdict communist routes leading from the Cambodian Parrot's Beak into the III Corps area of South Vietnam
Operation Gibralter[8] 18 – 22 Sep 65 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, 1st Cavalry Division, and ARVN operation in Qui Nhon
Operation Ginger[2] 17 Jul – 7 Aug 69 B Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment pacification operation in Duc Than District
Operation Gisborne[2] 28 Feb – 10 Mar 70 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation east of Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Give Up[2] 6 Dec 65 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment reconnaissance operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Gladiator[2] 6 Dec 65 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Binh Duong Province
Operation Glen Burnie[9] 10 Jan 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and 52nd ARVN Rangers operation in Binh Loc hamlet Long Khánh Province
Operation Goethals[2] 15 Jul 67 5th Special Forces Group MIKE Force operation in II Corps
Operation Golden Dragon II[10] 4 – 21 Jan 71 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade clear and search operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Golden Fleece (1968)[2] 26 Sep – 17 Nov 68 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Division operation
Operation Golden Fleece 196-1[2] 20 – 23 Apr 67 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment security operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Golden Sword[2] 16 Sep – 19 Oct 68 Movement of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division to northern I Corps and the 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division to III Corps
Operation Golden Valley[2] 10–12 May 68 2nd Battalion, 196th Infantry Brigade, Company A, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment and Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Artillery Regiment relief and reinforcement of Kham Duc Special Forces Camp in Quang Tin Province
Operation Good Friend[2] 22 Sep – 19 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 502nd Airborne Infantry Regiment relief of 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment at Cam Ranh Bay and securing the area for the arrival of the ROK 2nd Marine Brigade
Operation Good Friend II[2] 1 Oct – 13 Nov 65 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and ARVN 22nd Division operation in the vicinity of Qui Nhon to secure the area for the arrival of the ROK Capital Division
Operation Good Luck[2] 70–73 USAF bombing of NVA and Pathet Lao forces on the Plain of Jars in northern Laos
Operation Goodwood[11][12] 3 Dec 68 – 17 Feb 69 2nd Squadron SAS 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Grand[2] 21 – 25 Apr 67 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Granite[2] 25 Oct – 6 Nov 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines and 1st Battalion, 4th Marines operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Great Bend[2] 13 – 20 Jun 67 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Greeley[2][13] 16 Jun – 12 Oct 67 1st, 2nd and 4th Battalions, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 3/1 Cavalry, ARVN 5th and 8th Airborne Battalions and 42nd Regiment search and destroy operations against NVA buildup around Dak To
Operation Green Ax[2] 21 Jun – 5 Aug 69 1st and 2nd Battalions, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Green Leaf[2] 5 – 24 Feb 67 US search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Green River[14] 19 Jan – Jul 70 1st Infantry Brigade, 5th Infantry Division operation to continue search and clear, reconnaissance in force, search and clear operations, and measures against VC rockets throughout Quang Tri Province 400 22
Operation Greene Ace[2] 4 Aug – 16 Oct 69 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 1st and 2nd Battalions, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Basket[2] 15 May – 21 Jun 69 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Bear[2] 16 Oct 69 – 30 Jan 70 1st and 2nd Battalions, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 1st and 2nd Battalions, 35th Infantry Regiment and 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment clear and search operation in Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Greene Blue[2] 31 Jan – 25 Feb 69 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Darlac Province
Operation Greene Bullet[2] 20 Oct – 20 Nov 69 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Cyclone[2] 7 Feb – 12 Mar 69 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Deuce[2] 30 Jan – 17 Mar 70 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment and 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Gallop[2] 18 May – 30 Jun 69 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division and 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Hurricane[2] 19 Mar – 14 Apr 69 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Jack (1969)[2] 15 – 31 Jul 69 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Jack (1970)[2] 28 Jul – 16 Aug 70 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Greene Lightning[2] 1 Jan – 13 Mar 71 173rd Airborne Brigade operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Greene Lion[2] 21 – 22 Apr 69 1st and 2nd Battalions, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Orange[2] 14 – 27 Apr 69 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Orange II[2] 2–5 May 69 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Orange III[2] 5 May – 4 Aug 69 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Queen[2] 1 Feb – 6 May 69 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Darlac Province
Operation Greene Queen II[2] 30 Apr – 14 May May 69 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division clear and search operation in Darlac Province
Operation Greene Storm[2] 1 Jan – 13 Mar 71 173rd Airborne Brigade operation in Binh Dinh, Phu Bon and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Greene Sure[2] 14 Mar – 21 Apr 71 173rd Airborne Brigade operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Greene Thunder[2] 31 Jan – 17 Feb 69 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, and 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Greene Thunder II[2] 28 Feb – 2 Apr 69 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Tornado[2] 25 – 27 Feb 69 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Typhoon[2] 17 Apr – 1 May 69 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Greene Typhoon II[2] 5 May – 21 Jun 69 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Gulf[2] 3–7 May 67 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Hall[2] 18 Dec 67 – 5 Jan 68 5th Special Forces Group operation southwest of Cam Ranh Bay
Operation Hamilton[15][16] 3 – 24 Mar 70 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Xuyên Mộc District
Operation Hammer[17] 6 – 8 Jun 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operations against the NVA 1st Battalion, 33rd Regiment in Bình Ba village 107 1
Operation Hammersley[18] (the Battle for the “Long Hais”) 10 Feb – 9 Mar 70 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance and ambush operation in the western side of the Long Hải Hills to protect quarry operations being undertaken by 17 Construction Squadron, to establish Fire Support Base Isa and ambush likely VC routes leading from the hills 42
Operation Hancock I[2] 26 Apr – 22 May 67 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment and ARVN 45th Regiment search and destroy operation north of Ban Me Thuot in Darlac Province
Operation Hancock Dragon[2] 18 Nov 70 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment security operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Hancock Eagle[2][19] 3 – 20 Feb – 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation north of Phan Thiet in Binh Thuan Province 654 282
Operation Hancock Eagle III[2] 23 – 31 Mar 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Binh Thuan Province
Operation Hancock Flame[2] 27 Sep – 7 Oct 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Binh Thuan Province
Operation Hancock Gold[2] 5 – 21 Jul 70 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment and 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Binh Thuan Province
Operation Hancock Hawk[2] 16 – 30 Jun 70 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Binh Thuan Province
Operation Hancock Knight[2] 31 Jan – 12 Feb 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Lâm Đồng Province
Operation Hancock Knight II[2] 23 – 28 Mar 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Lâm Đồng and Tuyen Muc Provinces
Operation Hancock Knight III[2] 3 – 7 Apr 69 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Lâm Đồng Province
Operation Hancock Queen[2] 4 – 22 Mar 67 3rd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment and 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Binh Thuan, Binh Tuy and Lâm Đồng Provinces
Operation Happy Valley[2] 10 – 31 Oct 65 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment pacification operation in "Happy Valley" in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Hard Rock[2] 26 – 27 Sep 65 USMC search and destroy operation in I Corps
Operation Hardin Falls[2] 1 Dec 68 – 28 Feb 69 198th Infantry Brigade clear and search operation in Quang Tri Province
Operation Harmon Green[2] 18 Jun – 1 Jul 68 1st and 3rd Battalions, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment reconnaissance in force operation in Binh Tuy, Lâm Đồng and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Operation Harrisburg[2] 7 Mar 68 199th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Hartle Green[2] 14 Oct – 24 Nov 69 4th Infantry Division security operation in Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Harvest[2] 25 Oct – 2 Nov 68 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force and interdiction operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Harvest Moon[20][21][22][23][24] 9 – 20 Dec 65 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, "Lima" and "Echo" 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, and "Golf" Company 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 1st ARVN Regiment, 1st Battalion, 5th ARVN Regiment, 1st Battalion, 6th ARVN Regiment and ARVN 11th Ranger Battalion operation in Quang Tin Province 37 km NW of Chu Lai in Phuoc Ha and Que Son Valley's 408 45 US 90 ARVN
Operation Harvest Moon (1967)[2] 2 Apr 67 5th Special Forces Group operation in III Corps
Operation Hat Dich[2] 17 – 31 Jul 69 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Haverford[2] 13 Jan – 18 Feb 68 198th Infantry Brigade search and destroy operation in Gia Định and Long An Provinces
Operation Hawkesbury[25] 12 – 24 Sep 68 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) security operation on the Bien Hoa-Long Khánh Province border
Operation Henderson Hill[26][27] 23 Oct 68 – 6 Dec 68 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines search and clear operations in north-central Quang Nam Province as a continuation of Operation Mameluke Thrust 700 110
Operation Hercules/Operation Drum Head[2] 26 – 27 Oct 65 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operations in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Herkimer Mountain[2] 8 May – 17 Jul 69 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines clear and search operation in Quang Tin Province
Operation Hickory[28][29] 18–28 May 67 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines operation north from Con Thien to the Ben Hai River in Quang Tri Province 367 142
Operation Hickory II[30] 14 – 16 Jul 67 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, SLF A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines search and destroy sweep of the southern half of the DMZ to clear the area of enemy fortifications, mortar and artillery positions 39 4
Operation Highland[2][31][32] 25 Aug – 1 Oct 65 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines route security operation to open Route 19 between Qui Nhon and An Khe for debarkation and deployment of the 1st Cavalry Division in Binh Dinh Province. Operation Gibralter was part of this operation 692 21
Operation Highrise[33] Feb 67 Marines and Army shelling of NVA gun positions in and north of the DMZ
Operation Hines[2] 1 Feb 69 – 17 Nov 70 4th Infantry Division operations. Subordinate operations were the Wayne series (1st Brigade), the Putnam series (2d Brigade) and the Greene series (3d Brigade)
Operation Hoa Xuan[2] 27 Dec 65 1st Battalion, 4th Marines search and destroy operation on Hoa Xuan island
Operation Hoang Dieu 101[2] 17 Dec 70 – 19 Jan 71 III MAF, ROK 2nd Marine Brigade and ARVN 51st Regiment operation in Quang Nam Province 538
Operation Hoang Dieu 103[2] 3 Feb – 10 Mar 71 III MAF, ROK 2nd Marine Brigade and ARVN 51st Regiment operation in Quang Nam province
Operation Hodges Black[2] 20 Oct – 19 Nov 69 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Homecoming[34] 12 Feb – 4 Apr 73 Repatriation of U.S. prisoners of war from North Vietnam
Operation Homestead[35] 14 Sep 68 MRF 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Kien Hoa Province that encountered VC boat ambush teams armed with RPG-2 and RPG-7 rocket launchers
Operation Hong Kil Dong 9 Jul – 26 Aug 67 Republic of Korea Army Capital Division and White Horse Division operation in Tuy Hoa Province 638 26
Operation Hood River[2] 2 – 13 Aug 67 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Hop Out[2] 10 – 13 Nov 65 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation
Operation Hop Tac[2] 1 Jun 67 – 7 Feb 68 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy and security operation in Dinh Tuong Province
Operation Hop Tac I[36] 8 Feb – 30 Apr 68 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division security operation in Dinh Tuong Province 345 92
Operation Hop Tac VII[2] 8 Apr 67 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Dinh Tuong Province
Operation Hop Tac XVI[2] 2–3 May 67 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Dinh Tuong Province
Operation Hop Tap[37] 1 Sep 64 – mid-65 ARVN operation in an effort to push government control outward from Saigon into the surrounding six provinces of (Gia Dinh, Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, Hau Nghia, Long An, and Phuoc Tuy). Forces included the ARVN 5th Division and the Airborne and Marine Brigades. Two regiments of the ARVN 25th Division provided local security along with Regional Forces and Popular Forces, National Police and hamlet militia. Although the operation continued into mid-1965, true pacification of the area was not attained
Operation Hopscotch[2] 4 – 25 Oct 65 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy and security operation in Biên Hòa and Binh Duong Provinces 12
Operation Hot Foot[2] 19 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Binh Duong Province
Operation Houston[38] 26 Feb – 12 Sep 68 1st Marine Division and US Army operation in border region of Thua Thien and Quang Nam Provinces, to keep Highway 1 open and provide security for details working on the railroad between Hue and Danang. Individual phases detailed below 702 121
Operation Houston I[2] 26 Feb – 30 Apr 68 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry and 2nd Battalion, 502nd Airborne Infantry operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Houston II[2] 1–31 May 68 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Houston III[2] 1 – 30 Jun 68 1st Battalion, 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Houston IV[2] 1 – 25 Jul 68 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Hue City[39][40] 1 Feb – 2 Mar 68 1st Marines and 5th Marines operation to drive NVA out of Huế (Battle of Huế) during Tet Offensive 5113 142
Operation Hughes Black[2] 2 Dec 69 – 5 Jan 70 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment highway security operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Humboldt[2] 13 – 17 Apr 67 3rd Battalion 1st Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Hump[41][42] 5 – 9 Nov 65 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation in northwest Biên Hòa Province 416 48 US
Operation Hung Quang 174[43] 6 Oct 68 282nd Assault Helicopter Company and 51st ARVN Regiment operation in Quang Nam Province, I Corps, near the besieged village of Thuong Duc, to relieve pressure on the surrounded Special Forces camp there
Operation Huong Duong[44] 4 May 64 ARVN operation in Pleiku Province, II Corps

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Idaho Canyon[45] 21 Jul – 25 Sep 69 3rd Battalion 3rd Marines and 101st Airborne Division operation west of Tam Ky in Quang Tin Province 565 159
Operation Igloo White[46] Jan 68 – Feb 73 USAF electronic warfare program to interdict the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Operation Imperial Lake[2] 31 Aug 70 – 12 May 71 1st Battalion 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion 5th Marines search and clear operation in Quang Nam Province 305
Operation Independence[2] 1 – 9 Feb 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines and 1st and 2nd Battalions, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Indian Scout[2] 20 Oct – 7 Nov 65 1/1 Cavalry security operation in Binh Dinh Province for the movement of the ROK Capital Division into its Tactical Area of Responsibility
Operation Inferno[2] 68–69 USAF operation to start fires by dropping bulk fuel from C-130s in concentrated areas. The operation was eventually deemed cost prohibitive
Operation Innamincka[2] 7 – 12 Sep 68 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) and 104th Field Battery cordon and search and reconnaissance in force operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Iola[2] 27 Jan – 3 Feb 67 3rd Squadron, 5th Cavalry Regiment security operation along Route 15 for the movement of the 9th Infantry Division from Vung Tau to Bear Cat
Operation Irish[2] 24 May – 24 Jun 69 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division search and destroy operation
Operation Iron Fox[12][47] Jul 71 2nd Squadron SAS, 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) operation against the VC 274th Regiment 12 1
Operation Iron Hand[48] USAF operation against North Vietnamese SAM installations
Operation Iron Mountain[2][49] 28 Feb 69 – 31 Mar 71 11th Infantry Brigade clear and search operation along the Song Tra Khuc River south and west to Song Re River in Quang Ngai Province 4,476 340
Operation Iron Triangle[2] 8 – 14 Oct 65 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation southwest of Bến Cát District in Binh Duong Province
Operation Iroquois Grove[2][50] 15 Jun – 25 Sep 69 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division and 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines clear and search operation in NVA Base Area 101 southeast of Quang Tri City to protect civilians and assist in accelerated pacification program
Operation Ivanhoe[25] 18 Sep – 2 Oct 71 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) security operation in northern Phuoc Tuy Province 5
Operation Ivory Coast[51] 21 Nov 70 Attempted rescue of POWs at Son Tay POW camp, North Vietnam 50 (est)
Operation Ivy[2] 2 Feb – 8 Mar 71 173rd Airborne Brigade reconnaissance operation

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Jack[11] 30 Sep – 31 Oct 69 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Jasper Square[52] 10 – 14 Apr 68 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines operation in Go Noi in Quang Nam Province 54 6
Operation Jeb Stuart I[2][53] 22 Jan – 31 Mar 68 1st Cavalry Division and 1st and 2nd Brigades, 101st Airborne Division operation in Quang Tri Province 3,268 294
Operation Jeb Stuart III[54][55] 17 May 68 – 3 Nov 68 1st Cavalry Division operations on the border of Quang Tri and central Thua Thien Provinces 2114 212
Operation Jefferson Glenn[2][56] 5 Sep 70 – 6 Oct 71 101st Airborne Division, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division and ARVN 1st Division operation in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces. This was the last major offensive operation involving US ground troops 2,026 60
Operation Jingle Bells[2] 19 – 20 Dec 65 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Junction City 22 Feb – 14 May 67 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, 196th Infantry Brigade, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, VNMC 1st and 5th Battalions and ARVN 35th and 36th Ranger Battalions operation in Tay Ninh Province 1728 282

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Katum[2] 29 Sep – 2 Oct 71 3/1 Cavalry and 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment security operation for the withdrawal of US personnel from FSB Katum in Tay Ninh Province
Operation Kawela[2] 10 – 25 Jun 67 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in the Iron Triangle in Binh Duong Province
Operation Keepout[2] 68 USAF operation to sow anti-personnel mines in the "Parrot's Beak" area Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia
Operation Kenmore[2] 29 Sep – 11 Oct 67 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Kent[2] 8 – 15 Oct 66 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Kentucky[2][57][58] 1 Nov 67 – 28 Feb 68 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3d Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 1st and 2nd Battalions, 26th Marines and 3rd Tank Battalion anti-infiltration operation in Leatherneck Square between Con Thien, Gio Linh, Cam Lo and Dong Ha 3,921 520
Operation Kentucky Cougar[2] 22 Jun 69 – 31 Jan 70 3/1 Cavalry and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Binh Long, Gia Định and Tay Ninh Provinces
Operation Kentucky Jumper[2] 1 Mar – 14 Aug 69 101st Airborne Division, 9th Infantry Division and ARVN 3rd Regiment clear and search operation in Thua Thien Province 1,675
Operation Keperra[59] 26 Jan – 14 Feb 70 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon and search operation of selected hamlets of Xuyen Moc and the village of Nui Nhon, reconnaissance and ambush operation in the Nui Dinh mountains in the east of Phuoc Tuy Province 6
Operation Kern[2] 1 – 25 Oct 66 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Keystone Blue Jay[2] 1 Feb – 15 Apr 70 1st Infantry Division and 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division redeployment from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Cardinal[2] 18 Sep – 15 Dec 69 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division redeployment from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Eagle[2] 1 Jul – 31 Aug 69 9th Infantry Division redeployment from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Mallard[2] 1 Dec 71 – 31 Jan 72 101st Airborne Division redeployment from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Oriole (Alpha)[2] 1 May – 30 Jun 71 Redeployment of three infantry battalions and one air cavalry squadron from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Oriole (Bravo)[2] 1 July – 31 Aug 71 Redeployment of the 173rd Airborne Brigade from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Oriole (Charlie)[2] 1 Sep – 30 Nov 71 Redeployment of the 23rd Infantry Division, 11th Infantry Brigade and 198th Infantry Brigade from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Owl[2] 1 Feb – 30 Apr 72 Redeployment of five infantry battalions, two cavalry squadrons and four air cavalry squadron from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Pelican[2] 1 Sep – 30 Nov 72 Redeployment of miscellaneous units from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Pheasant[2] 1 May – 30 Jun 72 Redeployment of 3/1 Cavalry, 196th Infantry Brigade and four infantry Battalions from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Robin (Alpha)[2] 1 Jul – 15 Oct 70 Redeployment of 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division and 199th Infantry Brigade from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Robin (Bravo)[2] 16 Oct – 31 Dec 70 Redeployment of the 4th Infantry Division and 25th Infantry Division (excl 2nd Brigade) from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Robin (Charlie)[2] 1 Jan – 30 Apr 71 Redeployment of the 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Keystone Wren[2] 1 Jul – 31 Aug 72 Redeployment of two infantry battalions from South Vietnam to the United States
Operation Khung Long[60] May 66 ARVN operation in Binh Dinh Province 30 19
Operation Kien Giang 9-1[2][61] 16 – 24 Nov 67 MRF, 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 9th Infantry Division, ARVN 7th Division and 9th Division, 5th Battalion, Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps and US Navy TF117 operation against the Vietcong 263rd and 514th Battalions Base Area 470 in Dinh Tuong Province 21 12
Operation King Hit[2] 10 – 11 Dec 68 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon and search operation of An Nhut village in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Kingfisher[62] 16 Jul – 31 Oct 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines operation in the DMZ - Con Thien 1,117 340
Operation Kings[2] 20 – 28 Mar 66 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Tank Battalion search and destroy operation 25 km southwest of Danang in Quang Nam Province
Operation Kings Cross[63] 31 Oct – 12 Dec 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation against the VC 274th Regiment along Route 15
Operation Kingston[64] 14 Sep – 15 Oct 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to locate and engage elements of the VC D445 Battalion near Thua Tich village
Operation Kipapa[2][65] 31 Aug – 12 Sep 66 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division operation in the Filhol Plantation in Hậu Nghĩa Province 8 6
Operation Kittyhawk[66] 20 Apr 67 – 21 Mar 68 9th Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and 3rd Squadron, 5th Cavalry Regiment security and escort operations in Long Khánh District
Operation Klamath Falls[2] 1 Dec 67 – 8 Jan 68 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in Binh Thuan, Binh Tuy and Lâm Đồng Provinces
Operation Knox[2] 3 Mar – 3 Apr 67 Special Forces Project DELTA operation in II Corps
Operation Knox (USMC)[2] 24 Oct – 4 Nov 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines operation in Thua Thien Province
Operation Koko Head[2][67] 23 Jul – 6 Aug 66 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Binh Duong and Hậu Nghĩa Provinces 6
Operation Kokuliea[2] 14 – 22 Jul 66 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Binh Duong and Hậu Nghĩa Provinces
Operation Kolchak I[2][68] 26 – 28 Feb 66 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Hậu Nghĩa Province 5
Operation Kole Kole[2] 14 May – 7 Dec 67 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Binh Duong, Hậu Nghĩa and Tay Ninh Provinces 645
Operation Kosciusko[2] 15 – 20 Jun 68 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation between Nui Thia Vai mountain and Nui Dinh mountain 2
Operation Kramer White[2] 16 Oct 69 – 5 Jan 70 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment screening operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Kudzu[2] 1 May – 20 Nov 68 9th Infantry Division reconnaissance and security operation of Dong Tam Base in Dinh Truong Province
Operation Kudzu II[2] 20 Nov – 16 Dec 68 9th Infantry Division reconnaissance in force operation in Dinh Truong Province
Operation Kunia[2] 19 May – 7 Dec 67 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in the Ho Bo Woods, Bui Loi Woods, Filhol Plantation and the Iron Triangle in Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Lafayette[2] 25 Jan – 7 Feb 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines and 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Lahaina[2] 7 Aug – 1 Sep 66 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment pacification operation in Hậu Nghĩa Province
Operation Lake[2] 6 – 12 Jul 67 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Lam Son I[69] 62 ARVN I Corps' operation against VC Do Xa stronghold in Quang Ngai
Operation Lam Son II[70][71] 30 Aug 62 ARVN and 93rd Transportation Company and 10 CH-34s from the 1st Helicopter Squadron VNAF supported operation deep in the jungles of Quang Ngai Province in I Corps
Operation Lam Son 11[72] 2–5 Jun 66 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry and 7th Company, 7th ARVN Regiment operation in Binh Duong Province
Operation Lam Son 45[73] Jan 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Operation Lam Son 46[73] Feb 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Operation Lam Son 48[73] 4–5 May 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Operation Lam Son 54 [74] 19–27 May 67 ARVN 1st Division operation up Route 1 north of Gio Linh to the Ben Hai River, launched in conjunction with Operation Beau Charger and Operation Hickory 342 22
Operation Lam Son 63[73] 2 Jun 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Operation Lam Son 67[2] 7 Feb 67 – 31 Mar 68 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 1st Infantry Division and ARVN 5th Division, 18th Division and VNMC 3rd Battalion security operations in Biên Hòa and Binh Duong Provinces
Operation Lam Son 68[2] 1 Feb – 10 Mar 68 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division and ARVN 5th Division and 18th Division search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa and Binh Duong Provinces
Operation Lam Son 87[73] 20–24 Jul 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Operation Lam Son 115 18–24 Apr 64 ARVN 32nd Ranger Battalion operation near Lavang
Operation Lam Son 138[2] 10 – 20 Oct 67 two battalions of the ARVN 1st Division operation in the Hai Lang Forest Reserve in Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces in conjunction with the US Operation Medina
Operation Lam Son 166[73] 26 Dec 67 ARVN 1st Division operations in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces against the 816th Vietcong Battalion
Operation Lam Son 194[75] 14–20 March 68 ARVN 1st Division operation east of Phu Bai tying in with Operation Ford
Operation Lam Son 207[76] 1 – 15 Apr 68 ARVN participation in Operation Pegasus 1,044 92
Operation Lam Son 216[77] 19 Apr – 17 May 68 ARVN 1st Division and 3rd ARVN Airborne Task Force first large operation into the A Shau Valley in conjunction with Operation Delaware, moving through the valley to preempt enemy preparations for an attack on the Hue area and to take advantage of the damage done to the enemy by Operation Pegasus 869 142
Operation Lam Son 235[77] 22 Feb – 2 Mar 66 2 Regiments of the ARVN 1st Division search and destroy operation in Quang Tri Province 444 35
Operation Lam Son 245 [78] 2 Aug 68 – 24 Apr 69 ARVN 54th Regiment operation in Thua Thien Province 636
Operation Lam Son 255 [79] Apr 66 ARVN 1st Division operation in Quang Tin Province 33
Operation Lam Son 261 [80] 11 Sep 68 – 24 Apr 69 1st ARVN Regiment operation in Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces 724
Operation Lam Son 271[81] 16 Oct 68 – 24 Apr 69 2nd ARVN Regiment operation in Quang Tri Province 603
Operation Lam Son 277 [82] 22 Apr 69 – 20 Jun 69 2nd ARVN Regiment operation in Quang Tri Province 541
Operation Lam Son 283 [83] 21 – 24 Jun 66 ARVN operation in Quang Tri Province 331 37
Operation Lam Son 290 [83] 17 Jul 66 ARVN operation in Quang Tri Province 135
Operation Lam Son 318 [83] 3 Oct – 20 Nov 66 ARVN operation in Quang Tri Province 179 38 ARVN, 1 US
Operation Lam Son 719[84] 8 Feb – 25 Mar 71 ARVN armored and airborne invasion of Laos with US airlift and air support along Route 9 to Tchepone to sever the Ho Chi Minh Trail 2163 1529 ARVN KIA, 625 MIA 215 US KIA, 38 MIA
Operation Lam Son 720[2] Apr – Aug 71 ARVN 1st Division and 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operation into the A Shau Valley
Operation Lam Son 810[85][86] 6 – 25 Sep 71 ARVN operation with US support to disrupt the flow of NVA supplies into northernmost Quang Tri Province throung the DMZ and neighboring Laos 175 75
Operation Lamar Plain[2][87] 16 May – 13 Aug 69 23rd Infantry Division, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 1st Division operation southwest of Tam Ky in Quang Tin Province 524 478
Operation Lancaster I[2][88] 1 Nov 67 – 20 Jan 68 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines search and destroy operation to safeguard Route 9 between Cam Lo and in the old Operation Kingfisher area around Ca Lu 46 27
Operation Lancaster II[2][26][89] 21 Jan – 23 Nov 68 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search-and-clear operation to safeguard Route 9 between Cam Lo and Ca Lu 1801 359
Operation Lanikai[2] 14 Sep 66 – 13 Feb 67 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division pacification operation in Long An Province
Operation Lanoke[2] 25 – 28 Feb 67 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Lard Yar[2] 14 Oct 67 Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regiment operation in III Corps
Operation Lavarack[90] 30 May – 1 Jul 69 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operations north of Nui Dat 102 3
Operation Lawrence[2] 17 Apr 67 196th Infantry Brigade search and destroy operation in I Corps
Operation Le Loi I[2] 8 Dec 68 – 10 Feb 69 ARVN 1st Ranger Group operation in Quang Nam Province 695
Operation Le Loi 9[91] 23 Jul 64 ARVN operation 24 km southwest of An Tuc in Pleiku Province
Operation Le Loi 15[83] 21 Mar 66 ARVN Special Forces operation in Darlac Province 134 10
Operation Leap Frog[92] 68 Systematic canvassing of the opinions of senior ARVN officers by U.S. military intelligence on likely Vietcong actions
Operation Leaping Lena[93] 15 May – 1 Oct 64 ARVN and CIDG, under Special Forces leadership, classified long-range patrolling to provide the groundwork for the formation of a combined American-South Vietnamese special reconnaissance unit capable of conducting the most hazardous and critical missions inside the country as required by MACV and the Vietnamese Joint General Staff
Operation Lee/Operation Lien Ket 64[2] 3 – 10 Oct 66 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade and ARVN 4th Regiment operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Leeds[2] 16 Oct – 3 Dec 66 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation
Operation Leeton[2] 3 May – 2 Jun 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Lejeune[2] 7 – 22 Apr 67 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, 2/1 Cavalry, 3/1 Cavalry and 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Leopard[2] 1 – 7 Jan 70 A Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment reconnaissance and ambush operation in Duc Thanh District
Operation Lewis and Clark[2] 3–15 May 66 2/1 Cavalry reconnaissance in force operation from Pleiku to An Khe
Operation Lexington[2] 17 Apr – 4 May 66 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division saturation patrolling north of the Rung Sat Special Zone as a follow-up to Operation Jackstay
Operation Lexington III[2] 17 Apr – 9 Jun 66 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in thick mangrove swamp in the Rung Sat Special Zone in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Liberty Canyon[2] 28 Oct – 20 Nov 68 Redeployment of the 1st Cavalry Division to III Corps
Operation Lien Ket 4[2][8] 28 Jul 65 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, ARVN 51st Regiment and VNMC 3rd Battalion first combined land operation in the war
Operation Lien Ket 10[94] 29 – 31 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 6th Regiment ARVN 2nd Division operation against the VC Do Xa base area 20 km west of Chu Lai
Operation Lien Ket 18[95][95][96][97] 9 – 20 Dec 65 ARVN participation in Operation Harvest Moon, in Thang Binh, Quang Tin Province 75 11
Operation Lien Ket 26[83][98] 4 – 7 Mar 66 One battalion from the 7th Marines and one from the ARVN 2nd Division operation to engage the 21st NVA Regiment 11 km northwest of Quang Ngai City, first USMC contact with the NVA 632 83 US, 32 ARVN
Operation Lien Ket 28[99] 20 – 25 Mar 66 7th Marines and ARVN 2nd Division operation with one Marine and one ARVN battalion landing near An Hoa to encounter the 60th and 90th battalions of the 1st VC Regiment and the 11th Battalion, 21st NVA Regiment 623 99
Operation Lien Ket 30[100] 28 – 30 Mar 66 7th Marines and ARVN 5th Regiment, 2nd Division operation to the northwest of Lam Loc 69 11
Operation Lien Ket 52[101] 6 – 22 Aug 66 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division and ARVN 2nd Division multi-battalion search and destroy operation 50 km west-northwest of Chu Lai in Quang Tin and Quang Nam Provinces to locate and destroy the 2nd NVA Division (AKA 620th NVA Division) believed to have moved into the strategic Que Son Valley region 674 23
Operation Lien Ket 66[102] Mar 66 ARVN 42nd Regiment, 22nd Division, operation in Quang Ngai to establish a blocking position to sweep the VC from Route 1 into the mountains at Phù Cũ Pass in Bình Định Province
Operation Lien Ket 68[83] 5 – 8 Nov 66 ARVN search and destroy operation in Quang Tin Province 109 64
Operation Lien Ket 70[83] 19 – 27 Nov 66 ARVN 2nd Division search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province 123 3
Operation Lien Ket 81[83] 17 – 22 Feb 67 ARVN 2nd Division search and destroy operation in Quang Ngai Province
Operation Lien Ket 414[2] 25 Aug – 31 Dec 69 ARVN 4th Regiment operation in Quang Ngai Province 710
Operation Lien Ket 531[2] 25 Aug – 31 Dec 69 ARVN 5th Regiment operation in Quang Tin Province 542
Operation Lien Lu[103] 19 – 22 Aug 64 ARVN operation about 7 miles north of Tay Ninh city
Operation Lightning[2] 8 – 14 Nov 65 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade operation in Khanh Hoa Province
Operation Lightning Bug[2] 66 USAF air interdiction operations
Operation Lihue[2] 2–12 May 66 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division security operation on Route 22 between Cu Chi and Tay Ninh
Operation Lincoln[104] 25 Mar – 8 Apr 66 1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy/reconnaissance in force operation in the vicinity of Plei Me and the Chu Pong Massif in Pleiku and Darlac Provinces against the same NVA units that had participated in the battle of the Ia Drang Valley 522 51
Operation Lincoln (I Corps)[2] 4 – 9 Jan 67 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Linebacker I[105] 9 May – 23 Oct 72 U.S. Seventh Air Force and U.S. Navy Task Force 77 strategic bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong, and mining of Haiphong harbor to turn back the Easter Offensive
Operation Linebacker II[2] 18 – 29 Dec 72 U.S. Seventh Air Force and U.S. Navy Task Force 77 strategic bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong, and mining of Haiphong harbor to force North Vietnam to return to the Paris Peace Talks 1612
Operation Linn River[2] 27 Jan – 7 Feb 69 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines clear and search operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Lion[2] 5 – 9 Jul 67 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation
Operation Lismore[2] 1–8 May 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Little Rock[2] 1 – 4 Oct 66 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division and ARVN 48th Regiment search and destroy operation in Phuoc Long Province
Operation Little Sheba[2] 24 Dec 66 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division route and convoy security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Logan Field[106] 7 – 12 Oct 68 1st Battalion 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade and 23rd Infantry Division search and destroy operation in northeast of Quang Ngai City 14 13
Operation Lonesome End[2] 14 – 17 Oct 65 1/1 Cavalry route and area security operation in Binh Dinh Province
Operation Long Lance[2] 3 – 8 Jan 66 1st Battalion, 1st Marines search and destroy operation in Quang Nam Province
Operation Long Phi 971[60] 21–23 May 66 ARVN operation in Kien Giang Province 224 6
Operation Long Phi 984[83] 25 – 27 Aug 66 ARVN search and destroy operation in Kien Giang Province 132 30
Operation Long Reach[2] 24 Oct – 26 Nov 65 First Brigade (Operation All The Way), Second Brigade (Operation Silver Bayonet II) and Third Brigade (Operation Silver Bayonet I) of the First Cavalry Division search and destroy operation and relief of Plei Me CIDG camp in Pleiku Province
Operation Long Reach II[2] 5 – 26 Dec 69 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Binh Long Province
Operation Longfellow[2] 13 Apr – 1 May 66 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and ARVN 42nd Regiment search and destroy operation in Kontum Province to search the area west of Route 14 north from Dak To toward Dak Pek in support of Army Engineers repairing and improving Route 14
Operation Longstreet[2] 16 Jun 66 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade engineering security operation in Binh Dinh and Phu Yen Provinces
Operation Longview[2] 23 Sep – 1 Oct 66 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division route security and clearing operation on Route 16 between Phuoc Vinh and Biên Hòa
Operation Los Angeles[2] 9 – 10 Mar 66 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division route and convoy security operation along Route 13 in Binh Duong Province
Operation Los Banos[2] 23 Mar – 7 Apr 68 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Louisiana Lee[2] 15 Aug – 28 Sep 69 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 1st Division operation in the A Shau Valley
Operation Lulu[2] 12 – 14 Mar 69 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, 199th Infantry Brigade, ARVN 46th Regiment and 5th Ranger Group clear and search operation in Long An Province
Operation Lunch[107] 70 Second phase of Operation Menu
Operation Lyon Valley[2] 27 Jul – 24 Aug 70 5th Marines clear and search operation southwest of Danang 5
Operation Lyre Bird[2] 1 – 31 Aug 68 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) land-clearing operation west of Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy Province

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