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Battle of Hue


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Battle of Hue began on January 31, 1968, with a North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong  attack that overran the city.  U. S. Marines engaged in fierce house-to-house combat to retake the city in which more than 5000 civilians perished and the city was virtually destroyed.  The American victory had cost 216 lives and 1,584 wounded.

Dates


1968-1968