From: Be'eri, Hadarom, Israel
Operation Golden Fleece - Harvest Security
On the 9th of September the 9th Marine Regiment is ordered to conduct Operation Golden Fleece a prolonged rice harvest security operation between Da Nang, Dien Ban, and Dai Loc. This is to protect the farmers of the area from the VC,PAVN "Tax" on their harvests. The 9th Marines have negative contact with the enemy in the initial stages of the operation which is planned to last until late October. This Concludes Turn 12.
But when Territories are acquired in regions where there are differences in language, customs, and laws then great good fortune and much hard work are required to hold them.
-Machiavelli, Il Principe, Book III-