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  • Vietnam Magazine

    Ambush at Thon Tham Khe

    Within 24 hours of hitting the beach in Operation Badger Tooth, 48 Marines were dead. The question that remains: Why? Marine Lance Corporal Larry Christensen was exhausted—and greatly disillusioned—from his first real battle as he...

  • HistoryNet, Mag: Vietnam Featured, Vietnam Magazine

    Saigon Street Fight

    Viet Cong commandos attack the heart of South Vietnam’s high command. At 3 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1968, the second day of the Tet holiday marking the start of a new lunar year in Vietnam, the Year of the Monkey, Nguyen Van Lung and 21 other...