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Welcome to Vietnam Combat Operations. Here you will find all the published volumes in my series of scenarios for The Operational Art of War III recreating in details all the campaigns of the Vietnam War. They can be played only versus the PO and are not designed for competitive play since there is no PBEM possible. The scale is 4km per hexagon, week or half-week turns and units ranging from platoon to battalion size. Each volumes comes with a customized equipment database, terrain mod and a game manual. Fourteen volumes have been released so far with seven more planned and three possible:

01.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 1 - Emergency in South Vietnam - 8 March 1965 to 31 July 1965 (released)
02.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 2 - Stemming the Tide - 1 August 1965 to 24 December 1965 (released)
03.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 3 - Spoiling Operations - 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966 (released)
04.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 4 - Taking the Offensive - 1 July 1966 to 31 December 1966 (released)
05.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 5 - Year of the Big Battles - 1 January 1967 to 31 May 1967 (released)
06.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 6 - Fighting the North Vietnamese - 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 (released)
07.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 7 - The Battles of Tet 1968 - 30 January 1968 to 1 April 1968 (released)
08.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 8 - Mini-Tet and Beyond - 1 April 1968 to 30 June 1968 (released)
09.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 9 - The Third Offensive - 1 July 1968 to 1 November 1968 (released)
10.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 10 - Accelerated Pacification - 1 November 1968 to 22 February 1969 (released)
11.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 11 - One War - 23 February 1969 to 8 June 1969 (released)
12.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 12 - Vietnamization and Redeployment - 8 June 1969 to 31 October 1969 (released)
13.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 13 - A Changing War - 1 November 1969 to 28 April 1970 (released)
14.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 14 - Into Cambodia - 29 April 1970 to 30 June 1970 (released)
15.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 15 - Decline of an Army - 1 July 1970 to 31 December 1970 (in construction)
16.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 16 - West to Laos - 1 January 1971 to 30 June 1971 (planned)
17.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 17 - Dynamic Defense - 1 July 1971 to 30 November 1971 (planned)
18.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 18 - An Army Departs - 1 December 1971 to 29 March 1972 (planned)
19.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 19 - Thiet Giap! - 30 March 1972 to 30 June 1972 (planned)
20.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 20 - Retaking Quang Tri - 1 July 1972 to 31 December 1972 (planned)
21.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 21 - Landgrab 73 - 1 January 1973 to 31 March 1973 (planned)

The following volumes are still uncertain as I'm not sure yet if I'll have enough material to do them properly:

22.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 22 - South Vietnam Stands Alone - 1 April 1973 to 31 December 1973 (possible)
23.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 23 - The Year of Decision - 1 January 1974 to 28 February 1975 (possible)
24.  Vietnam Combat Operations Volume 24 - The Fall of South Vietnam - 1 March 1975 to 30 April 1975 (possible)


Note on scenario version

Scenario version are in a month/year format, for example 01.09 means January 2009. Make sure to play with the latest version available on this site, VCO volumes are a constant work in progress and are frequently updated.