Marine Corps MWSG-17 | USMC Veteran Locator
On 1 May an even larger operation, in parallel with Toan Thang 42, known by the ARVN as Operation Toan Thang 43 and by MACV as Operation Rock Crusher, got underway as 36 B-52s dropped 774 tons of bombs along the southern edge of the Fishhook. This was followed by an hour of massed artillery fire and another hour of strikes by tactical fighter .ROCK CRUSHER Prepations to go afloat. DA NANG AO SLF Bravo During the first 9 days of December this Battalion was engaged in Operation MEADE RIVER. The mission of the Battalion, was to set up along Route 4 in the southwest sector of the Regimental cordon, and to capture or destroy the enemy within the vicinity of the cordon.