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US Marines were stationed in I Corps in South Vietnam.

The US Army covered II, III, and IV Corps.

The Army also fought alongside the Marines in I Corps during the intense fighting for Hue during TET 1968 and the Army's First Cavalry Division was sent to Khe Sanh to liberate the Marines under seige there.

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The 1st and 3rd US Marine Tank Battalions, equipped with M48A3 Patton tanks; and the 5th Marine tank battalion as reinforcement. For USMC Infantry, Artillery, Aviation, See: Vietnam War.

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