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    The 1968 Tet Offensive was a series of battles which took place during the Vietnam War where the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and the National Liberation Front (NLF) attacked the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) and U.S. Forces in South Vietnam. This major offensive by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) forces which were initiated on January 30th of 1968 in coordination with Tet, the Vietnamese New Year. The offensive is historically labeled as a military defeat for the DRV forces while

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    During his time in Vietnam, he fought numerous battles and, but one of the most important battles he fought in was the Tet Counteroffensive after the Tet offensive (Fattore 1). The Tet Offensive and Counteroffensive were the climactic points of the war that turned America’s hope away from an American victory, and sent troops like Sergeant Fred Fattore into reinvigorated battles against Northern Vietnam, inducing

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    The Tet Offensive

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    Tet Offensive was utilized in 1968, where both military and civilian commands from the Viet Cong and North Vietnam planned series of night attacks in various cities in South Vietnam. North Vietnam and their allies initiated the Tet Offensive to force the US to enter into negotiation of stopping the bombing campaign. The Tet Offensive shocked the US troops, as well as the South Vietnamese army, causing them to lose

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    The Tet Offensive

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    The Tet Offensive was unquestionably the biggest occurrence of the Vietnam War. While the military success of the Viet Cong in mounting a sustained revolt in cities across South Vietnam was virtually non-existent, the psychological impact it had on the American public was quite simply phenomenal. This effect was partially due to the reporting of the war by the media. To completely understand the impacts of Tet, we must first understand the goals of Tet. The execution of Tet was a failure on the

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    The role public media played in the Vietnam war was unprecedented: television brought live images even video clips to Americans’ sitting room, photographs and reports from the war front brought the latest news of the battles, documentaries and films depicted the sensational stories from the war and war heroes. Bearing so many social influences, medias were somewhat blamed for being responsible for the loss of war by many historians. Most of them attributed the responsibility to the television which

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    Tet Offensive Tactics

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    during the attacks of the Tet Offensive. Technically, the Tet Offensive was a battlefield win for U.S. troops, however, it resulted

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    1968, the Vietnamese lunar New Year holiday Tet, roughly 80,000 troops from North Vietnam and the Viet Cong, launched a surprise, and coordinated attack on numerous cities and towns in South Vietnam, to include the American base at Danang and even the American embassy in Saigon. The goal was to drive a wedge between America and South Vietnam and hopefully destroy their alliance. This attack was known as the Tet Offensive. In the years preceding 1968 the Tet holiday was used as a day for an informal

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    Tet Offensive Effect

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    In January 30, 1968, the Tet Offensive, name for the Vietnamese Lunar New Year on which the North Vietnamese Army launched a huge surprise large-scale attacks against the South Vietnamese government and the U.S military which is marked the beginning of the end of the U.S military present in Vietnam and its role in the war. Even though the U.S won during the battle of the Tet Offensive and they have suffered a great loss of many American lives. This attacks has proved that the American military once

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    America in the era of the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive could be defined as such a victory. In this paper I will first define the Tet Offensive in a concise manner, give the arguments supporting an American victory and the reciprocal considering a North Vietnamese victory, and finally make a conclusion supporting the thesis that in the long term, the North Vietnamese defeated the South Vietnamese and by proxy the Americans, peaking at the Tet Offensive. Early in 1968, the North Vietnamese concocted

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    It’s More Than Just Baseball The game of baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday, in 1839- 177 years ago from today. Baseball has been, and is still today, known as America’s favorite pastime; additionally, due to its extensive history and partaking it monumental events, it can as well serve as a great topic to use in a story or poem. Poet Dale Ritterbusch, uses the game of baseball along with metaphors in his poem as a vehicle to write about a more substantial subject in poetry, the Vietnam War

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