Thursday, April 19, 2012

                         The Battle of Khe Sanh

      The 1968 Battle of Khe Sanh was the longest, deadliest and most controversial of the Vietnam War, pitting the U.S. Marines and their allies against the North Vietnamese Army. Both sides have published official histories of the battle, and while these histories agree the fighting took place at Khe Sanh, they disagree on virtually every other aspect of In an unconventional war without conventional front lines, statistics became the mostcritical measure of progress. The most controversial statistic in Vietnam was the number of killed in action (KIA) claimed by each side. If a battle tallied a sufficiently favorable body count ratio, American commanders declared victory, as they did after Khe Sanh. A closer look at the Khe Sanh body count, however, reveals anything but a straightforward matter of numbers.

7 comments:

  1. I think it is sad that even after a war has taken place, like you said this one was the longest fight, but even after everything the countries are still fighting.

    Harmony :)

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  2. true a lot solder were lost

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  3. Seriously, this is real history of war of khe sanh and where place are blood bath, took them more than months to hold this position!!!

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  4. this is kind sad, because a lot of people were dead in war, and many people became homeless.

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  5. This is would be one of the worst battle of the history which was very awful because of how many soliders has been passed away !

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  6. we lose our solder seriously this history it touch me i feel sad after war has taken place

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  7. Its ridiculously sad how so many lives are lost in wars like this for not one justifiable reason, even gruesome that history seems to repeat itself. What ever happened to the value of human life?

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