Fire in the Streets: The Battle for Hue, TET 1968 by Eric M. Hammel
Fire in the Streets: The Battle for Hue, TET 1968 Eric M. Hammel ebook
Publisher: Pacifica Military History
Jan 30, 2013 - Anti-war demonstration in London from the 1960s. Turkish Cypriot sprinting from a cinema door under fire, Limassol, Cyprus, 1964. US troops, West Berlin, West Germany, 1961. Published Online: June 12, 2006 It was early morning on January 31, 1968– the beginning of the NVA and VC's Tet Offensive. The heavy sniper fire was coming from the church steeple on the left, down Tran Cao Van Street. All hell broke loose after we were all safely in our bunker, which held five or six men. A US Marine hurling a grenade in Hue, Vietnam, in February 1968. McCullin's photographs of starving Biafrans in 1969 popularized their plight. Portrait of an old Vietnamese man during the Battle of Hue, 1968. Mar 8, 2013 - Tet Offensive: Battle for Hue. I went up to Hue in 1968 during the Tet offensive. Originally published by Vietnam magazine. When we got on the chopper and it took off, and of course I'm a newspaper type and I'm looking down at the streets and there was literally a ring of fire around Saigon. Apr 14, 2014 - But what I'm saying, in a battle situation you just didn't see those little bastards unless you were right in the dugout, which I was not going to be as a correspondent. Marine and South Vietnamese army units were outmanned against the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces, who stunned their opponents by striking during the Vietnamese lunar new year, a time when both sides had agreed to a cease-fire. Marine after the 1968 Tet offensive in South Vietnam. Mar 22, 2013 - Beside the battered airstrip tower in the city of Hue is a new memorial to the North Vietnamese soldiers who fought in the battle for the Tay Loc airfield, one of the stratetic targets of the 1968 Tet Offensive.