The battles for Hue and Khe Sanh were some of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. Hue was the third largest city in South Vietnam and its capture by Communist forces led to the first urban conflict of the Marine Corps since the Korean War. Khe Sanh was the battlefield where classical encirclement strategies faced off against the overwhelming technological might of the United States. It all makes for a riveting show and it’s all free on Battlecast – the world’s foremost podcast on war and its sociopolitical impact.
This is the conclusion of a two part series on the Tet Offensive. Find part 1 here: Tet part 1.