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September 1 In a speech in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, President de Gaulle of France denounces U.S. policy and urges the U.S. government to pull its troops out of South East Asia.
September 12 The heaviest air raid of the war to date occurs as 500 U.S. jets attack NVA (DRV) supply lines and coastal targets.
September 14 The Philippine Army deployed to Vietnam.
September 14-November 24 Operation Attleboro occurs involving 20,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese soldiers in a search-and-destroy mission 50 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border. During the fighting, an enormous weapons cache is uncovered in a hidden base camp in the jungle, but there is little head-to-head fighting.
September 23 The U.S. reveals jungles near the Demilitarized Zone are being defoliated by sprayed chemicals.
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