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Tet 1968 : Understanding the Surprise

By: Ford, Captain Ronnie E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Intelligence: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (242 p.).ISBN: 9781136301087.Subject(s): Tet Offensive, 1968 | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tet 1968 : Understanding the SurpriseDDC classification: 959.704/38 | 959.70434 | 959.70438 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; TET 1968: Understanding the Surprise; Copyright; Contents; Annexes; Prologue; Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Note on Vietnamese Translations; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Introducation: Why Tet is Important; Part One WHAT WE MISSED; 1 The vietnamese Conclusion to People's War; 2 Reinforcing the South and the Arrival of the Americans; 3 The Search for a Strategy; 4 Not with Guns Alone: Fighting while Negotiating; 5 The Decision; 6 The 1967-68 Winter-Spring Campaign: Phase I; 7 Tet Mau Than: The 1968 Tet Offensive; Part Two WHY WE MISSED IT; 8 Divided We Fell
9 Synthesis LostConclusion; Bibliography; Annex 1; Annex 2; Annex 3; Annex 4; Index
Summary: This book brings to light many aspects of the Tet offensive of 1968, an event acknowledged as the turning-point of the Vietnam War. Using previously unseen Communist Vietnamese documents combined with sources of Western origin, the author provides a more accurate version of the events, their significance, and reveals the crucial role played by US intelligence.
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Cover; TET 1968: Understanding the Surprise; Copyright; Contents; Annexes; Prologue; Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Note on Vietnamese Translations; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Introducation: Why Tet is Important; Part One WHAT WE MISSED; 1 The vietnamese Conclusion to People's War; 2 Reinforcing the South and the Arrival of the Americans; 3 The Search for a Strategy; 4 Not with Guns Alone: Fighting while Negotiating; 5 The Decision; 6 The 1967-68 Winter-Spring Campaign: Phase I; 7 Tet Mau Than: The 1968 Tet Offensive; Part Two WHY WE MISSED IT; 8 Divided We Fell

9 Synthesis LostConclusion; Bibliography; Annex 1; Annex 2; Annex 3; Annex 4; Index

This book brings to light many aspects of the Tet offensive of 1968, an event acknowledged as the turning-point of the Vietnam War. Using previously unseen Communist Vietnamese documents combined with sources of Western origin, the author provides a more accurate version of the events, their significance, and reveals the crucial role played by US intelligence.

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