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Operation Junction City

Index Operation Junction City

Operation Junction City was an 82-day military operation conducted by United States and Republic of Vietnam (RVN or South Vietnam) forces begun on 22 February 1967 during the Vietnam War. [1]

30 relations: Airborne forces, Battle of Prek Klok I, Battle of Prek Klok II, Bruce Palmer Jr., Cao Văn Viên, Central Office for South Vietnam, Frederick C. Weyand, Hoàng Văn Thái, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, II Field Force, Vietnam, Jonathan O. Seaman, Junction City, Kansas, Korean War, Lê Đức Anh, Military operation, North Vietnam, Operation Cedar Falls, Operation Tomahawk, Operation Varsity, Second battle of Bàu Bàng, South Vietnam, Tây Ninh Province, Time (magazine), United States Army Center of Military History, Viet Cong, Vietnam War, William E. DePuy, William Westmoreland, 196th Infantry Brigade (United States), 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment.

Airborne forces

Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies.

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Battle of Prek Klok I

The Battle of Prek Klok I occurred on February 28, 1967 during Operation Junction City, a search and destroy mission by American military forces in Tay Ninh Province of South Vietnam, to the west of the capital Saigon.

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Battle of Prek Klok II

The Battle of Prek Klok II occurred on March 10, 1967, during Operation Junction City when American military forces were conducting a search and destroy operation against the Viet Cong (VC) forces in Tay Ninh Province west of the capital of South Vietnam, Saigon.

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Bruce Palmer Jr.

Bruce Palmer Jr. (April 13, 1913 – October 10, 2000) was a noted United States Army General and acting Chief of Staff of the United States Army from July to October 1972.

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Cao Văn Viên

Cao Văn Viên (December 21, 1921 – January 22, 2008) was one of only two, South Vietnamese 4 star Army Generals in the history of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

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Central Office for South Vietnam

Central Office for South Vietnam (abbreviated COSVN; Văn phòng Trung ương Cục miền Nam), officially known as the Central Executive Committee of the People's Revolutionary Party from 1962 until its dissolution in 1976, was the American term for the North Vietnamese political and military headquarters inside South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

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Frederick C. Weyand

Frederick Carlton Weyand (September 15, 1916February 10, 2010) was a United States Army general.

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Hoàng Văn Thái

Hoàng Văn Thái (1 May 1915 – 2 July 1986), born Hoàng Văn Xiêm, was a Vietnamese Army General and a communist political figure.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is an educational and trade publisher in the United States.

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II Field Force, Vietnam

II Field Force, Vietnam was a United States Army Corps-level command during the Vietnam War.

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Jonathan O. Seaman

Lieutenant General Jonathan Owen Seaman (December 11, 1911 – February 18, 1986) was a 1934 graduate of the United States Military Academy, a career U.S. Army officer and combat commander between World War II and the Vietnam War.

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Junction City, Kansas

Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Lê Đức Anh

Lê Đức Anh (born 1 December 1920) is a Vietnamese politician and general who served as President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 1992 to 1997.

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Military operation

A military operation is the coordinated military actions of a state, or a non-state actor, in response to a developing situation.

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North Vietnam

North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa), was a country in Southeast Asia from 1945 to 1976, although it did not achieve widespread recognition until 1954.

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Operation Cedar Falls

Operation Cedar Falls was a military operation in 1967 of the Vietnam War conducted primarily by US forces.

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Operation Tomahawk

Operation Tomahawk (Operasyon Tomahawk) was an airborne military operation by the 187th Regimental Combat Team (RCT) on 23 March 1951 at Munsan-ni as part of Operation Courageous in the Korean War.

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Operation Varsity

Operation Varsity (24 March 1945) was a successful airborne forces operation launched by Allied troops that took place toward the end of World War II.

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Second battle of Bàu Bàng

The second Battle of Bàu Bàng occurred during the night of 19–20 March 1967 during Operation Junction City, a search and destroy mission by American military forces in Tay Ninh Province of South Vietnam, to the west of the capital Saigon.

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South Vietnam

South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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Tây Ninh Province

Tây Ninh is a province in the Southeast region of Vietnam on the border with Cambodia.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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United States Army Center of Military History

The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.

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Viet Cong

The National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam) also known as the Việt Cộng was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning side.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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William E. DePuy

William Eugene DePuy (October 1, 1919 – September 9, 1992) was a U.S. Army general and the first commander of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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William Westmoreland

William Childs Westmoreland (March 26, 1914 – July 18, 2005) was a United States Army general, who most notably commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968.

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196th Infantry Brigade (United States)

The 196th Infantry Brigade ("Chargers"), also known as the Charger Brigade was first formed on 24 June 1921 as part of the United States Army Reserve's 98th Division with the responsibility of training soldiers.

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2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment

The 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (2-503rd) is an active duty airborne infantry battalion in the United States Army, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and stationed at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Junction_City

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