Operation Lancaster II

November 25, 1968, in Marine Corps history.
Operation Lancaster II
Posted on 11/25/2000

On November 25, 1968, the conclusion of Operation Lancaster II ended 10 months of military action against the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army troops in the west-central region of the demilitarized zone region. Over 1,800 enemy troops were killed, 42 captured, and 913 weapons seized during the operation.

*Image info: Marines from BLT 2/4 taking part in Operation Lancaster II exchange fire under smoke cover across an open field with North Vietnamese troops about 2,000 meters north of Camp Carroll.
(official USMC image)


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