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Interment of Victims of the Hue Massacre, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Interment of Victims of the Hue Massacre, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-03-15

The Hue Massacre saw the massacre of "class enemies", largely merchants and the educated classes, in the city of Hue by North Vietnamese troops during the Battle of Hue. Date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

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Ruins of Saigon Following Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Ruins of Saigon Following Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-03-15

Being far removed from North Vietnamese troops did not insulate Saigon from attack. Viet Cong insurgents engaged in a fierce attack on the city during the Tet Offensive of 1968, resulting in the destruction of many neighborhoods. Following the Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

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Vietnamese Women Search for Trace of Loved Ones Amidst Tattered Clothing, Hue Massacre, South Vietna

Vietnamese Women Search for Trace of Loved Ones Amidst Tattered Clothing, Hue Massacre, South Vietna

Taken on 1968-03-15

The Hue Massacre saw the deaths of hundreds of South Vietnamese civilians at the hands of North Vietnamese troops. The dead included men and women, young and old. The purge was seemingly directed at an entire social strata deemed unfriendly to communist rule, as well as those who were friendly to Americans. Date unknown.

Source: Vietnam Virtual Archive

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

US Marines in the Battle of Hue, Tet Offensive, 1968

US Marines in the Battle of Hue, Tet Offensive, 1968

Taken on 1968-02-15

The Battle of Hue largely consisted of house to house warfare that the US Marines engaged in the battle were largely untrained for.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

US President Johnson Briefed on Battle of Khe Sanh, Tet Offensive, February 1968

US President Johnson Briefed on Battle of Khe Sanh, Tet Offensive, February 1968

Taken on 1968-02-15

The length and bloody character of the Battle of Khe Sanh made it an event of national importance in the United States.

Source: US National Archives

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Viet Cong Post With AK47s and US Military Radios, Tet Offensive, 1968

Viet Cong Post With AK47s and US Military Radios, Tet Offensive, 1968

Taken on 1968-02-01

During the Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-21

Khe Sanh Airstrip, Battle of Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, 1968

Khe Sanh Airstrip, Battle of Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-02-01

The Battle of Khe Sanh started shortly before the Tet Offensive and continued well after hostilities had largely died down elsewhere. Date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Residents Flee the Battle of Quang Tri, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Residents Flee the Battle of Quang Tri, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

Civilians were often in harm's way during the Tet Offensive, as Viet Cong attacked throughout cities and towns throughout South Vietnam.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

Saigon Burns During Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Saigon Burns During Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

Saigon suffered significant damage from the battle waged in its streets during the Tet Offensive.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

ARVN Rangers Defend Saigon, Tet Offensive, 1968

ARVN Rangers Defend Saigon, Tet Offensive, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

The Tet Offensive saw regular US and South Vietnamese troops battling irregular Viet Cong units throughout South Vietnam, with some of the fiercest fighting in the capital of Saigon.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

US Marines Move Through Ruined Village, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

US Marines Move Through Ruined Village, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

The Tet Offensive saw engagements throughout South Vietnam, in its largest cities and its smallest villages. Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

ARVN Troops in Action During Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

ARVN Troops in Action During Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

South Vietnamese and American troops eventually beat back communist forces during the Tet Offensive, greatly helped by their superior firepower. Tet offensive, date unknown.

Source: United States Army Center of Military History

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Viet Cong Insurgent Awaits Interrogation, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Viet Cong Insurgent Awaits Interrogation, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

Viet Cong attacked on an unprecedented scale throughout South Vietnam during the Tet Offensive of 1968. Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

US Lieutenant General Frederick Weyand, Vietnam War

US Lieutenant General Frederick Weyand, Vietnam War

Taken on 1965-01-01

General Weyand played an active role in the Tet Offensive of 1968.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22