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    What was the "tet offensive" and what effects did it have on the scope and extent of the Vietnam War as a whole?

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    The Tet offensive was the term used to describe the surprise attack launched by North Vietnamese (Communist) forces against U.S. and South Vietnamese forces in January 1968 during the Vietnam War. It gets its name because Tet was the Vietnamese New Year and there was supposed to be a cease fire. The attack came as a total surprise and for a ...

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    The solution provides a short discussion of the Tet Offensive. The effect it had on the scope and extent of the Vietnam War as a whole.

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