Tet Offensive 1968: Turning point in Vietnam
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Tet Offensive 1968: Turning point in Vietnam

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by James Arnold
     
 

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Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which was 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

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Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which was 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:
9781782004288
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/20/2012
Series:
Campaign , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,029,227
File size:
47 MB
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Meet the Author

James R Arnold is a US-born freelance writer who has contributed to numerous military publications. James spent his formative years in Europe and used the opportunity to study the sites of historic battlefields. He has over 15 published books to his credit, many of them focusing on the Napoleonic campaigns and American Civil War.

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Tet Offensive 1968: Turning Point in Vietnam 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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