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Summary 1968

C 2/5 Cav moved a lot in 1968.  Beginning on the Bong Son plains in II Corps, the company saw the beginning of the infamous Communist 1968 Tet Offensive.  Next was a move north into Quang Tri and Thua Thien provinces in northern South Vietnam where they saw combat in "The Street Without Joy."  Comanche participated in the relief of the Marines at the Khe Sanh combat base near the Demilitarized Zone, then moved back to Thua Thien province.  Fall brought a major move as the entire 1st Cavalry Division moved south into III Corps, and Comanche went to the vicinity of Quan Loi near the Cambodian border.  The new mission was to interdict the flow of enemy supplies coming in through the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

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Updated January 07, 2001