Ho Chi Minh City launches activities to mark 1968 Tet Offensive

Ho Chi Minh City launches activities to mark 1968 Tet Offensive

NDO – An array of activities are scheduled to take place from January 30 to February 4 at Nguyen Van Binh book street in Ho Chi Minh City to recount the General Offensive and Uprising in Spring 1968, known in the West as the Tet Offensive.  (Jan 29, 2018)

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