The War: Waiting for No. 3

In the forests, rice fields and marsh es that ring Saigon, they wait. No one in the city knows exactly when they will come again, but everyone expects them. Saigon is bracing for a new on slaught by Communist troops, fearing that this time it may be even more pro longed and vicious than either the Tet or early May offensives. High-level defectors have said that a major Communist drive is in the making, and last week's relative silence on the battleground around the capital ominously underscored the point. As always when girding...

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