Citations with the tag: TET Offensive, 1968

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  • TMI, Tet and the media.
    Soxman, Kenneth A. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar1980, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p64 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Institutional Responses to Three Mile Island," in the December 1979 issue.

  • Tracheostomy in war.
    Norton, R. N. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Nov2000, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p607 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the experiences during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968 by Mr. Booth in the July 2000 issue.

  • THE ROAD TO HILL 10.
    Broyles, Jr., William // Atlantic (02769077); Apr85, Vol. 255 Issue 4, p90 

    Focuses on the return of a U.S. marine veteran to Hanoi, Vietnam. Details of the trip from Bangkok, Thailand to Hanoi; Description of Hanoi; Discussion of the Tet offensive of 1968.

  • A U.S. Foreign Service National in Hu� during the Tet Offensive.
    Bullington, J. R. // American Diplomacy; 7/22/2008, p1 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the experience during the Tet Offensive of his fianc�e Tuy-Cam, a U.S. Foreign Service National employee in Hu�, Vietnam, where they were trapped by North Vietnamese forces and where he has written a memorandum addressed to Ambassador...

  • Deport General Loan?
    Buckley Jr., WM. F. // National Review; 12/8/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 49, p1562 

    The article focuses on pressures to deport General Nguyen Loan, Saigon's chief of police, to Vietnam, during the Tet offensive. It is reported that the motion before the U.S. house to deport General Loan to Vietnam. It is reported that during the Tet offensive in 1968 Loan, pulled out a pistol...

  • Tet's Big Bang.
    Meador, Wilburn // Vietnam; Feb2010, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p24 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as a Marine Guard at the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam when it was attacked by the Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive.

  • When the Luckiest Marines' LUCK RAN OUT.
    Simonsen, Robert A. // Vietnam; Feb2010, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p30 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's encounter with Viet Cong guerillas as a U.S. Marine during the Tet Offensive.

  • LETTERS.
    De Santis, David A.; Hunsinger, Mike; Aldecoa, Al; Uliano, Tony; Gaston, Jeff; Brush, Peter; Sacco, Dave; Wiknik Jr., Arthur; Nizan, Jon // Vietnam; Jun2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Tet's Big Bang," by Wilburn Meador in the February 2010 issue, "On the Dog Tag Rail," in the April 2010 issue, and "It's Over, Move On," in the April 2010 issue.

  • The Story of a War Hero.
    Flores, John W. // La Prensa San Diego; 3/2/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p4 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of writing the life story of Freddy Gonzalez, a platoon sergeant who died saving his men during the Tet Offensive in Hue City, Vietnam.

  • Fighting Pitch.
    Flores, John W. // Time; 5/10/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 19, p38 

    The article discusses the continuing and rising war between the U.S. and Vietnam. It states that the warfare has grown to an unparalleled fighting pitch of intensity since the Tet offensive. It notes that South Vietnamese and U.S. forces have gained victories in hefty battle in Saigon, Delta and...

  • Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War.
    Richardson, Janine; Matthews, Andrew // Cobblestone; May/Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p40 

    The article presents a brief historical account of the Vietnam War, focusing on the Tet Offensive campaign.

  • WHEN THE DIE WAS CAST.
    Wilkins, Warren // Vietnam; Jun2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p40 

    The article offers information on the war between South Vietnam, and North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong in 1965. It mentions in detail about the military strategies implemented by both the parties during Vietnam War. Several battles fought in the country in 1965 include Dat Cuoc, Ap Bau Bang,...

  • Wanted: A New Commissar.
    Wilkins, Warren // Time; 7/14/1967, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p33 

    The article reports on the death of General Nguyen Chi Thanh at 51,the commander of Hanoi of all North Vietnamese and Viet Cong political and military activity in South Vietnam, due to heart attack. He started his career in the military as a teacher, who later had joined with the Communists in...

  • Capturing the Embassy Sapper.
    Hirst, Don // Vietnam; Feb2012, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p32 

    In the article, theVietnam author discusses the events around the Tet Offensive that was staged by the Viet Congs (VC) across Vietnam in early 1968, centering on the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam. He presents the photograph of U.S. corporal George Moyer and specialist 4 James Singer with a...

  • The Suicide Mission That Wasn't.
    North, Don // Vietnam; Feb2011, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p32 

    The article looks into declassified interrogation reports of the Viet Cong survivors of the 1968 Tet attack on the U.S. Embassy. It states that the attack on the embassy was considered symbolic as it was the first Vietnam battle many understood, and discouraged several people to continue the...

  • THE MEANING OF TET.
    Hanson, Victor Davis // American Heritage; May2001, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p44 

    Focuses on the Tet Offensive of January 1968, one of the most impressive victories of the United States during the Vietnam War from 1965-1973. Description of the problems encountered by U.S. military forces in Vietnam; Failure of the Americans to capitalize on the communist disarray after the...

  • Courage and blood: South Vietnam's repulse of The 1972 Easter invasion.
    Sorley, Lewis // Parameters: U.S. Army War College; Summer99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p38 

    Discusses the changes that occurred in the United States government's approach to the war in Vietnam after the failure of the Tet offensive in the 1960s. Use of the `one war' concept; Emphasis on combat operations, pacification and improvement of South Vietnam's forces; Improvements in the...

  • HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, AND PERSONAL EFFECTS OF A WAR AND A BATTLE: THE VIETNAM WAR, AND THE TET OFFENSIVE.
    Gillam, James T. // Journal of Third World Studies; Fall95, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p14 

    Presents historical, sociological and the author's personal perspective on the 1968 Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War. Recollection of Vietnam from 1954 to 1991; Underground tunnels during the war; Conversations with General Tran Van Tra, commander of Vietnam's 17th Military Region; Night spent...

  • Chapter Seven: THE TET OFFENSIVE.
    Gillam, James T. // Window on a War: An Anthropologist in the Vietnam Conflict; 2002, p219 

    Chapter 7 of the book "Window on a War: An Anthropologist in the Vietnam Conflict" is presented. It describes that the intensity of the Vietnam War had brought U.S. troop commitment to almost 500,000 by late 1967, bringing the war to a dramatic turn in 1968 known in history as the Tet Offensive....

  • ON THE LEFT.
    Lynch, Kevin // National Review Bulletin; 11/15/1974, Vol. 26 Issue 46, pB170 

    The article profiles Australian-born journalist Wilfred Burchett. Wilfred Burchett is regarded as a left-wing extremist because of his role in many communist activities. He is known for his effort to blame the Americans in the 1968 Tet offensive. Due to Burchett's strong actions, several...

  • THE TET OFFENSIVE: A Concise History.
    Hawkins, John M. // Military Review; Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p118 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Concise History," by James H. Willbanks.

  • Graveyards Came First.
    Morgan, Timothy C. // Christianity Today; May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p9 

    The article focuses on the visit of a delegation of Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) leaders in Hanoi to witness the changes occurring within Vietnam after the Tet offensive in January 1968. It provides an overview of the relationship of the U.S. with Vietnam. It mentions that U.S....

  • HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, AND PERSONAL EFFECTS OF A WAR AND A BATTLE: THE VIETNAM WAR, AND THE TET OFFENSIVE.
    Gillam, James T. // Journal of Third World Studies; Fall95, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p14 

    Presents historical, sociological and the author's personal perspective on the 1968 Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War. Recollection of Vietnam from 1954 to 1991; Underground tunnels during the war; Conversations with General Tran Van Tra, commander of Vietnam's 17th Military Region; Night spent...

  • ON THE LEFT.
    Gillam, James T. // National Review Bulletin; 3/2/1965, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p2 

    The author reflects on Communism and the Vietnam crisis. He cited Wilfred Burchett's lines about Viet Cong victories over demoralized, scarcely-resisting U.S. servicemen and South Vietnamese puppet soldiers. Ladies from the Women Strike for Peace and the Women's International League for Peace...

  • The battle for Hue City.
    Lawler, Andrew J. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings; Jul99, Vol. 125 Issue 7, p92 

    Discusses the battle for Hue City during the Vietnam War. North Vietnamese communists' launching of the Tet Offensive in 1968; Description and strategic importance of the city; Tactical difficulties facing the United States Marine Corps; Application of concepts from the Marine Corps Doctrinal...

  • Leadership by Example.
    Cutler, Thomas J. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings; Sep2005, Vol. 131 Issue 9, p94 

    The article presents information about late Major William Leftwich. As advisor to a Vietnamese Marine unit, he spent more than three hundred days in the field, participating in 27 major operations against the Viet Cong in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. On March 9, 1965, his unit battled two...

  • The Tet Offensive: A Concise History.
    Keiser, Gordon W. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings; Mar2007, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p88 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Concise History," by James H. Willbanks.

  • CHAPTER 2: FROM THE ASHES OF THE PHOENIX: LESSONS FOR CONTEMPORARY COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS.
    Tovo, Ken // Strategic Challenges for Counterinsurgency & the Global War on T; 9/1/2006, p17 

    Chapter 2 of the book "Strategic Challenges for Counterinsurgency and the Global War on Terrorism" is presented. It explores the attack of the U.S. Army on the Viet Cong in an effort to prevent the collapse of Southern Vietnamese government in the 1960s, a well as its support to the population....

  • Mass Murder at Hue.
    Tovo, Ken // Time; 5/10/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 19, p43 

    The article discusses the mass murder in Hue, Vietnam. It states that North Vietnam Communists have hunted down and slaughtered their Vietnamese and foreigner victims during Tet, a new year celebration in the country. Reportedly, over 1,000 bodies have been revealed in 19 separate mass graves,...

  • A GRIM REMINDER THAT THE WAR GOES ON.
    Tovo, Ken // Time; 2/28/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p32 

    The article focuses on the attack organized by Communist gunners on more than 100 cities in South Vietnam including the capital of Saigon. In the first stages of the attacks, the North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong seemed to be directing primarily at military targets instead of civilians. It...

  • James Willbanks: Tet's Truths and Mysteries.
    Tovo, Ken // Vietnam; Feb2013, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p14 

    The article presents an interview with Lieutenant Colonel James Willbanks. He discusses the time period when he served in the Vietnam war. He also talks about how overconfidence resulted in the failure of the U.S. intelligence. He also discusses various issues related to the Tet offensive of...

  • The Tet Offensive: A Brief History with Documents.
    Moïse, Edwin E. // Journal of Military History; Jan2009, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p326 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Brief History With Documents," by William Thomas Allison.

  • CURRENT COMMENT.
    Moïse, Edwin E. // America; 5/25/1968, Vol. 118 Issue 21, p688 

    The author discusses commentary on various local and international events. The entry notes that more innocent civilians will suffer in the Vietnam after a resumption of the January-February Tet offensive against Hanoi. It cites that the underlying agenda of the U.S. in the Paris negotiations is...

  • The Tet Offensive: A Concise History.
    Burke, Larry K. // Journal of Military History; Jul2007, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p977 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Concise History," by James H. Willbanks.

  • THE TET OFFENSIVE: A Concise History.
    Hawkins, John M. // Military Review; May/Jun2007, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p120 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Concise History," by James H. Willbanks.

  • The Tet Offensive: A Concise History.
    Clifford, James H. // Air & Space Power Journal; Winter2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p125 

    The article reviews the book "The Tet Offensive: A Concise History," by James H. Willbanks.

  • Inoffensive Tet.
    Clifford, James H. // Time; 2/16/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p21 

    The article reports that during the first half of February 1970, South Vietnam celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dog and rebuilt the town completely. As reported, during the Communists' Tet offensive of 1968, Viet Cong regulars overran the tiny hamlet of Huu Thanh in the Mekong Delta and...

  • Assessing the Attack.
    Clifford, James H. // Time; 3/21/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p26 

    The article focuses on the post-Tet offensive of 1969 between South Vietnam that supported by the U.S. and communist armies of North Vietnam that were supported by the Chinese. The author presents the offense of both troops through targets and goals which include indirect fire, shooting, and...

  • Do-Gooders with a Difference.
    Clifford, James H. // Time; 4/7/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 14, p28 

    The article features International Voluntary Services Inc. (IVS) and discusses the perspectives of Vietnamese youths on the Vietnam war. It states that IVS is a private Peace Corps whose members focus on the country's social and economic progress. It also notes that despite firsthand exposure to...

  • THIS TIME WE WIN: Revisiting the Tet Offensive.
    Clifford, James H. // Military Review; May/Jun2011, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p91 

    A review of the book "This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive," by James S. Robbins is presented.

  • Bracing for More.
    Clifford, James H. // Time; 2/23/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p45 

    The article offers information on the second attack made by Communists in Saigon as well as in other cities in Vietnam that resulted to the arising concern in Saigon and Washington. It mentions that the intelligence officers were too mindful on the disposal of Hanoi's General Vo Nguyen Giap on...

  • Grappling for Normalcy.
    Clifford, James H. // Time; 2/23/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p45 

    The article reports on accounts of the North Vietnamese Communists' attacks on the population centers in South Viet Nam. It narrates the continuing war in the capital city and how the Hue Citadel, the 19th century imperial fortress which bears much of the country's architectural and cultural...

  • FROM THE BULGE TO TET.
    Hirst, Don // Vietnam; Feb2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p36 

    The article discusses two armed conflicts in which the retired U.S. Brigadier General Albin F. lrzyk played crucial role. It mentions that in 1944 Irzyk's 8th Tank Battalion took part in the operation to relieve Bastogne in Belgium from the German forces. It further mentions that during the TET...

  • Death at Prayers.
    Hirst, Don // Time;  

    The article focuses on issues about terrorism and the atrocity of Communists in Vietnam. It stresses the death of Ngo Tuong, a Popular Forces soldier who came back home in January 1966 to serve as mayor in Ap Quang Nam. It depicts the incident of killings during the night when Tuong called a...

  • The D.O.V.E. from U.N.C.L.E.
    Hirst, Don // Time;  

    The article reports on issues regarding the involvement of actors in political and military affairs and in the Vietnam War. It mentions efforts for direct negotiations and agreements with the Viet Cong and concerns about the war. It notes other concerns regarding the risks of having a celebrity...

  • The Tet Myth.
    Owens, Mackubin Thomas // National Review; 12/20/2010, Vol. 62 Issue 23, p52 

    A review of the book "This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive," by James S. Robbins is presented.

  • Once again -- Did the press lose Vietnam?
    Mohr, Charles // Columbia Journalism Review; Nov/Dec1983, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p51 

    The author argues that the performance of the news media during Tet offensive--and, indeed, throughout the entire course of the Vietnam War--is open to legitimate criticism. On January 31, 1968, the Vietnam press corps was in no position to declare a result, victory or otherwise, in the Tet...

  • The Hero.
    Mohr, Charles // Time; 3/17/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p40 

    The article discusses the false martyrdom of Viet Cong member Nguyen Van Be. It states that he was celebrated as a Viet Nam war hero for killing 69 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops during an attack. It also states that photographs of Van Be were scattered all over Viet Nam when a South...

  • Singled Out for Terror.
    Mohr, Charles // Time; 5/26/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 21, p31 

    The article reports on the growth of the Viet Cong terrorism in South Vietnam. It mentions that the Viet Cong concentrates on a terror campaign against the country's 35,600 pacification workers. It notes that Viet Cong's campaign is a drive made by the Allies. It notes on the move of General...

  • Trap of the Harvest Moon.
    Mohr, Charles // Time; 12/17/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 25, p40 

    The article focuses on the joint Vietnamese-U..S. Marine operation called "Operation Harvest Moon." The plan of the operation is to set the allies to be ambush and thereby bait the Communist attackers into a giant ambush of allied design. The prey include some 3,700 veteran Viet Cong troops who...

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