Operation: Fire Base Juliet

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OP FB Juliet - Story Line

The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. A Fire Support Base (FSB) was normally a permanent encampment, though many were dismantled when the units that they supported moved. Their main components varied by size: small bases usually had a battery of six 105 millimeter or 155mm howitzers, a platoon of engineers permanently on station, a Landing Zone (LZ), a Tactical Operations Center (TOC), an aid station staffed with medics, a communications bunker, and a company of infantry. - source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War.

This event is a ficticious re-creation of a FSB near the Vietnam DMZ and close to Laos. Somewhere near Khe Sanh and Lang Vei on or about January 30th, 1968 (Tet Offensive). In the early morning hours of January 30th the Tet Offensive was launched to take advantage of the element of surprise by breaking a previously made "cease-fire" agreement (for the observation of the Lunar New Year clebrations).

On August 26th 2012 the Tet Offensive will begin again...