South Viet Nam: Fighting the Reds & the Bonzes

From the swamps of the Mekong Delta in the south to the North Vietnamese border, the Viet Cong launched one of their hottest offensives of the war. But even as more Vietnamese and American soldiers died in the unending nightmare struggle against the Communist guerrillas (nine deaths last week raised U.S. killed to 331), South Viet Nam's Buddhists announced their firm determination to destroy what little stability remains in the country.

More Aid. Often fighting against great odds, government troops gave an uncommonly plucky account of themselves. In the Camau Peninsula, they...

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