1967 in the Vietnam War
|1967 in the Vietnam War|
Air drop of supplies in Operation Junction City
Anti-Communist forces:South Vietnam
Kingdom of Cambodia
Kingdom of Laos
Republic of China
People's Republic of China
|Casualties and losses|
|US: 11,153 killed
South Vietnam: killed
|North Vietnam: 140,000 casualties|
- January 6, 1967
Operation Deckhouse Five was conducted by the United States Marine Corps and South Vietnamese Marine Corps forces along the Mekong River Delta, as part of the Vietnam War. The operation was notable in that it was a sizable, combined U.S. Marine and Vietnamese Marine amphibious operation and it was the last Special Landing Force (SLF) amphibious landing to take place beyond the boundaries of I Corps. The operation occurred January 6–15, 1967.
- January 8, 1967
Operation Cedar Falls was a military operation conducted primarily by US forces. The aim of this massive search and destroy operation was to eradicate the so-called "Iron Triangle", an area located in close proximity to Saigon which had become a major stronghold of the communist National Liberation Front (NLF) or Viet Cong. The operation began on January 8, 1967 and ended on January 28, 1967.
- February 14, 1967
- February 17, 1967
Operation Bribie, or the Battle of Ap My An, was fought during the Vietnam War in Phuoc Tuy province between Australian forces from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR) and the Viet Cong, reinforced by North Vietnamese regulars.
- February 22, 1967
Operation Junction City was an 82-day military operation conducted by United States and Republic of Vietnam (RVN or South Vietnam) forces begun on February 22, 1967 lasting until May 14, 1967. It was the largest U.S. airborne operation since Operation Market Garden during World War II, the only major airborne operation of the Vietnam War, and one of the largest U.S. operations of the Southeast Asian conflict.
- April 21
Operation Union was a military operation conducted by the United States Marine Corps. It was a search and destroy mission in the Que Son Valley carried out by the 1st Marine Regiment. The object of the operation was the 2nd Division of the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN, often in US sources "North Vietnamese Army" or NVA). Launched on April 21, 1967 the operation ended May 16.
From April to May 1967 The Hill Fights was a battle between the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN or NVA) and United States Marines on Hills 881 North, 881 South, and 861 north of Khe Sanh Combat Base in the I Corps Tactical Zone.
- May 11, 1967
Running from May 11 to 1 July 1967 Operation Malheur I and Operation Malheur II were a series of military actions conducted by the United States army subduing increased activity by National Liberation Front (NLF) forces in the northern part of South Vietnam.
- May 25, 1967
- July 2, 1967
- July 2, 1967
The Battle of July Two was a short engagement that took place along Route 561 between Gia Binh and An Kha, during Operation Buffalo. The North Vietnamese 90th Regiment was engaged with the American Marines.
- July 9, 1967
- September 19
The Royal Thai Army Regiment starts its deployment in South Vietnam.
- September 4, 1967
Operation Swift was a search and destroy mission in the Que Son Valley carried out by the 1st Marine Division. Launched on September 4, 1967 the ensuing battles killed 114 Americans and an estimated 376 North Vietnamese. The operation ended September 15.
- October 10, 1967
- October 17, 1967
The Battle of Ong Thanh was a battle of the Vietnam War that saw the soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry (the "Black Lions"), ambushed and subsequently decimated by a well-entrenched and prepared National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam (NLF), or Viet Cong, regiment outnumbering the Americans almost 10-to-1.
The first battle of Loc Ninh was a conflict in the Vietnam War fought by the Vietcong and the CIDG, and ended when ARVN and US forces came to the camp.
- November 3–22, 1967
- November 11, 1967
- December 6–20, 1967
The Battle of Tam Quan was a two-week battle fought when the American 8th Cavalry and other units disrupted the 7th and 8th battalions of the 22nd NVA Regiment, which was in the process of preparing to conduct a major attack on ARVN installations at Tam Quan.
Year in numbers
|Armed Force||Strength||KIA||Reference||Military costs—1968||Military costs—2015||Reference|
|South Vietnam ARVN||798,800|||
- Art, Robert J.; Waltz, Kenneth Neal (2004). The use of force: military power and international politics (2004 ed.). Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7425-2557-3. Total pages: 483.
- Stanton, Shelby L. (2003). Vietnam order of battle (2003 ed.). Stackpole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-0071-9. Total pages: 396.
- United States, Government (2010). "Statistical information about casualties of the Vietnam War". National Archives and Records Administration. Archived from the original on 26 January 2010. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
- Chaunac, Jacques François de; Duryea, Lyman C. (2003). The American Cavalry in Vietnam: "First Cav" (2003 ed.). Turner Publishing Company. ISBN 978-1-56311-890-6. Total pages: 312.
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