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TET Offensive 1968 : Turning Point in Vietnam
by James R. Arnold


Overview - Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, whichwas the decisive battle for Vietnam (1955-1975). Masterminded by the brilliant North Vietnamese General, Vo Nguyen Giap, it was intended to trigger a general uprising in South Vietnam. However, the bloody fighting for Saigon, Hue and other cities actually resulted in a catastrophic defeat for the North.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, whichwas the decisive battle for Vietnam (1955-1975). Masterminded by the brilliant North Vietnamese General, Vo Nguyen Giap, it was intended to trigger a general uprising in South Vietnam. However, the bloody fighting for Saigon, Hue and other cities actually resulted in a catastrophic defeat for the North. In this excellent assessment of the key battle of the Vietnam conflict, James Arnold details the plans and forces involved and explains how, despite the outcome of the battle, the American people and their leaders came to perceive the war for Vietnam as lost."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780850459609
  • ISBN-10: 0850459605
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
  • Publish Date: June 1990
  • Page Count: 96
  • Dimensions: 9.79 x 7.26 x 0.27 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds

Series: Campaign #1

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Books > History > Military - World War II
Books > History > Asia - Southeast Asia

 
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