Vietnam, The Tet Offensive.
On January 31, 1968, the first day of the celebration of the lunar new year, Vietnam's most important holiday, the North launched a major offensive throughout South Vietnam. This was known as the Tet Offensive. It took weeks for U.S. and South Vietnamese troops to retake all of the captured cities, including the former capital of Hue. Although the offensive was not militarily successful for the Vietnamese Communists and did not meet its major objectives, it was a political and psychological victory for them. It significantly contradicted optimistic claims by the U.S. governm…
- Paper on the Vietnam experience from the book "Rumor of War"
- Vietnam, The Tet Offensive.
- Vietnam: Affecting People Today
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