OPERATION ENTERPRISE - Black Knights

November 16 1967 –“OPERATION ENTERPRISE” – Tan An, Long An Province, III Corps -

 

This long-term, combined operation by the 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (3/39th, 2/60th, and the 5/60th Infantry Battalions) with ARVN units and Regional and Popular Forces, had the goal to clear the VC from Long An Province. The 25th Infantry Division would contribute the 2/14th Infantry including the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, would commit the 2/3d, 3/7th and the 4/12th Infantry Battalions. Their primary foe was the 506th VC Battalion. The operation claimed 2,107 known enemy casualties versus 74 US KIA and 380 wounded.