project DYE MARKER information
for 3 MAR DIV
DMZ barrier

For date 670714

3 MAR DIV was a US Marine Corps unit
Operation DYE MARKER
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, DMZ
Description: This was the third and final name for the McNamara DMZ infiltration barrier project that was initially code named Project PRACTICE NINE but popularly known as the Electric Fence. The 3d Marine Div devoted most of its energy to the preparatory clearing and construction of this barrier.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall p:175+

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