“Cầu Trường Tiền, Huế 1968” by manhhai is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Saigon 1968.The battle for Saigon. Scared looking marines crouch at a wall during Tet offensive – Photo by Philip Jones Griffiths by Tommy Truong79 is licensed under CC BY 2.0
30-31 January 1968
In the Tet Offensive, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch attacks against key targets in South Vietnam. The strikes’ high casualties mark a turning point in US attitudes towards the Vietnam War. Television news networks broadcast the horrors of the already unpopular war into 56 million American homes.