Accession Number:

ADA297964

Title:

Obscuring Victory and Defeat. The Vietnamese TET Offensive: An Operational Perspective.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This case study analyzes the role of operational art in irregular actions directed against AmericanSouth Vietnamese forces during the early months of 1968. Initiated to coincide with the celebration of the Lunar New Year of the monkey or tet, it is considered by most historical accounts as the turning point of the Vietnam War.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE