The War: Bracing for More

THE WAR Bracing for More Ever since the Communists launched their general offensive three weeks ago, allied commanders in South Viet Nam have been poised for another onslaught. Encircling the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh and massed around Saigon and other cities, enemy forces seemed to be missing opportunities to strike a second blow while the country was still struggling to recover from the initial attacks. As the days slipped by, the waiting created an unreal aura of suspense. Then last week the Communists hit again with a synchronized series of widespread mortar and rocket attacks. But, without strong...

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