12 Viet Cong refuses to meet their demise in Operation Blast Out. They hid in caves and forced the Marines to spend time on their capture.
=The Marines, however, were able to complete their missions. They eventually captured the hiding Viet Cong although many resources and time were wasted
Many Viet Cong were defeated and killed. The ruthless Vietnam soldiers were attacked and defeated but not all of the Viet Cong were killed or captured. The twelve Viet Cong in the cave were captured and transported back to the base.
The captured Viet Cong were executed. The corpses were processed by Philip Caputo, author of the memoir