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Table of Contents - February 2008 - Vietnam

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Tet's Intelligence Failures
By James H. Willbanks
American inability to connect the dots prior to Tet is well known, but the massive intelligence breakdown on the other side—a result of ideological fervor and hubris—is less understood.

Turning Point of LBJ's War
By Harry G. Summers Jr.
Psychologically beaten by the 1968 Tet Offensive, President Lyndon B. Johnson was also defeated by his top national security advisers.

The Battle for Saigon
By David T. Zabecki
Viet Cong infiltrators had a host of key targets inside the Saigon Circle, with the goal of igniting the "General Uprising" among the populace.

VC Assault on the U.S. Embassy
By Don North
An American television news reporter gives an eyewitness account of the bold strike on the U.S. Embassy and how the ensuing rift between the military and the press intensified.

Storming the Citadel
By Al Hemingway
In urban warfare reminiscent of World War II, the Marine battle to drive the invaders from the imperial city of Hue was a prolonged and bloody affair.

Tet Offensive: The Battles of Bien Hoa and Long Binh
By John E. Gross
Racing to hold Long Binh and Bien Hoa in Tet's confusing early hours, the men of one rifle company found themselves thrust into intense danger, chaos and outright lunacy.






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Tet Offensive: Inside MACV Headquarters

Tet Offensive: 7th Infantry Regiment in Saigon

Lt. Col. John E. Gross Recalls the Tet Battles of Bien Hoa and Long Binh

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