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William Westmoreland

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Turning Point of the War- Vietnam

    Psychologically defeated by the Tet Offensive, LBJ was also defeated by his top national security advisers. One of the greatest mysteries of the Vietnam War is how the allied military victory achieved during the 1968 Tet Offensive—a...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Westy’s Regrets

    My brief respite in Hong Kong seemed to have gone by in a heartbeat, as the personnel transport truck’s tires squished over the muddy road past Vietnamese vendors squatting in their shanties. The only redeeming part of the gloomy ride...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam Letter from the Editor- April 2009

    Time for a reappraisal of Westmoreland Several years ago some journalist wrote the condescending and all- knowing line, “Well, the art of war isn’t exactly rocket science.” He was right. Rocket science, governed by the laws of...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam Letters from Readers- June 2009

    Finding Major Cau When I reached page 21 of the February issue of Vietnam I almost went into shock. The story on Cau Le finally closed a constant question in my mind, “What happened to Major Cau?” I was the lone adviser to the 2nd...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam Letters from Readers- December 2009

    Adams Yes, Arnett No You tainted an otherwise nice piece on the work of Eddie Adams in the August issue by including Peter Arnett’s comments. Arnett has an anti-America agenda. Your pages are filled with people and stories of honor, why...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Media Digest | Abrams not much different from Westmoreland?

    Modest in number yet extraordinarily influential, proponents of the “better war” narrative maintain that Gen. Creighton Abrams, who became the top commander of U.S. forces in South Vietnam in June 1968, jettisoned the failing strategy...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    The War’s Decisive Event

    Communists attacks in January 1968, and the reaction to them, dashed U.S. hopes for an all-out victory in Vietnam...