Tet!: The Turning Point in the Vietnam War

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Finalist for the 1971 National Book Award In early 1968, Communist forces in Vietnam launched a surprise offensive that targeted nearly every city, town, and major military base throughout South Vietnam. For several hours, the U.S. embassy in Saigon itself came under siege by Viet Cong soldiers. Militarily, the offensive was a failure, as the North Vietnamese Army and its guerrilla allies in the south suffered devastating losses. Politically, however, it proved to be a crucial turning point in America's involvement in ...

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Tet!: The Turning Point in the Vietnam War
2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801867033

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