operation BUFFALO information
3 MAR DIV was a US Marine Corps unit
for 3 MAR DIV
From date 670702 to 670714
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: One in a series of continuing 3rd Marine Div operations in the DMZ. It claimed 1,281 enemy casualties. BUFFALO followed CIMARRON and is followed by HICKORY II. Increasing artillery and rocket barrages against Marine fire bases were coupled with violent infantry clashes during this operation.
The source for this information was Rand; Rise & Fall P:176
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.
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