TITLE

What We Learned... from the Tet Offensive

AUTHOR(S)
Dudley, Wade G.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Military History;Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussions about lessons learned from the Tet Offensive, a military campaign during the Vietnam War. The said campaign did not trigger an uprising while up to 100,000 communists were killed. Tet showed that guerrillas do not usually win against well-armed soldiers that have unlimited access to ammunition. It also showed that public opinion is effective as a weapon against the enemy.
ACCESSION #
54942918

 

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