The 77 Day Siege at Khe Sanh This is a study of the tactical and political importance of the 77 day battle at Khe Sanh during the Vietnam conflict.

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The Siege at Khe Sanh was a culmination of political and tactical ingredients. Both sides wanted this small plateau in the Northwest corner of the Quang Tri province. It was the Northwestern most outpost south of the I Corps Tactical Zone. American Marines, Army Artillery/Special Forces, Air Force Bombers and Fighters, and Naval Fighters all played serious roles in the eventual victory at Khe Sanh in April of 1968. South Vietnamese regular and irregular forces …

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