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TET Offensive (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)

TET Offensive (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)

Current price: $38.95
Publication Date: July 12th, 2013
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
ISBN:
9780801482090
Pages:
272
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Description

In this account of one of the worst intelligence failures in American
history, James J. Wirtz explains why U.S. forces were surprised by the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in 1968. Wirtz reconstructs the turning point of the Vietnam War in unprecedented detail. Drawing upon Vietcong and recently declassified U.S. sources, he is able to trace the strategy and unfolding of the Tet campaign as well as the U.S. response.