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Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR


Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR
Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR

Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR    Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR

Viet Cong, VC - NVA - PAVN - NLF - National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam. Cup / Mug - Original PIece - Rare - Hand Painted. Extra Rare Vietnam War Piece - Battle of Ben Tre - 1968 - Tet Offensive. Viet Cong - Rare Piece - Original Piece - Hand Painted.

Battle of Ben Tre - Tet Offensive 1968. N Tre is the capital city of B? N Tre Province, in the Mekong Delta area of southern Vietnam. N Tre is 85 kilometres (53 miles) south-east of Ho Chi Minh City and is connected to the surrounding provinces by the R? Nearly destroyed by Allied bombing, it played a significant role in the Vietnam War.

During the Battle of Ben Tre, Tet Offensive 1968, reports of the assault and resulting civilian casualties called into question the war aims of the United States. A famous quote from the Vietnam War was a statement attributed to an unnamed U. Officer by AP correspondent Peter Arnett in his writing about B? N Tre city on 7 February 1968.

It became necessary to destroy the town to save it. A United States major said today. He was talking about the decision by allied commanders to bomb and shell the town regardless of civilian casualties, to rout the Viet Cong. Of January 1968 - First Night of the Tet Offensive.

Whether by accident or design, the first wave of attacks began shortly after midnight on 30 January as all five provincial capitals in II Corps and Da Nang, in I Corps, were attacked. Nha Trang, headquarters of the U. I Field Force (FFI), was the first to be hit, followed shortly by Ban Mê Thu?

I An, Tuy Hòa, Da Nang, Qui Nhon, and Pleiku. During all of these operations, the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese followed a similar pattern: mortar or rocket attacks were closely followed by massed ground assaults conducted by battalion-strength elements of the Viet Cong, sometimes supported by North Vietnamese regulars.

These forces would join with local cadres who served as guides to lead the regulars to the most senior South Vietnamese headquarters and the radio station. The operations, however, were not well coordinated at the local level. By daylight, almost all communist forces had been driven from their objectives. Davidson, the new MACV chief of intelligence, notified Westmoreland that This is going to happen in the rest of the country tonight and tomorrow morning.

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Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR    Viet Cong Hand Painted, CUP / MUG Battle of Ben Tre Tet 1968 VIETNAM WAR