Sunday, February 3, 2008

Worth remembering

Or, if you're young enough, worth learning for the first time. J. Peter Pham at The Tank has Remembering the Real Tet Offensive
  • In a column in today's Ottawa Citizen, journalist David Warren recalls how forty years ago Viet Cong guerrillas and North Vietnamese regulars violated a negotiated truce to launch what became known, after the Vietnamese lunar new year, as the "Tet Offensive," a total military defeat from which they nonetheless salvaged a propaganda victory.

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