The End of the Vietnam War. TET Offensive. Tet – weeklong festivities for Vietnamese New Year Supposed week long truce Funerals being held for war victims Coffins contained weapons Vietcong launched attack on 100 cities in S. Vietnam, 12 US airbases, fierce fighting in Saigon.
South Vietnamese General Nguyen Ngoc Loan, chief of the national police, fires his pistol into the head of suspected Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem on a Saigon street, on Feb. 1, 1968.
“More Certain than ever that the bloody experience of Vietnam to end in a stalemate.” ~Walter Cronkite