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By Lam Quang Thi,Andrew Wiest

In 1972 a North Vietnamese offensive of greater than 30,000 males and a hundred tanks smashed into South Vietnam and raced to catch Saigon. All that stood of their manner used to be a small band of 6,800 South Vietnamese (ARVN) infantrymen and militiamen, and a handful of yankee advisors with U.S. air help, guarding An Loc, a city sixty miles north of Saigon and at the major road to it. This depleted military, outnumbered and outgunned, stood its flooring and fought to the tip and succeeded. opposed to all expectancies, the ARVN ward off livid attacks from 3 North Vietnamese divisions, supported through artillery and armored regiments, in the course of 3 months of savage battling. This victory was once principally unreported within the U.S. media, which had successfully misplaced curiosity within the warfare after the disengagement of such a lot U.S. forces. Thi believes that it's time to set the checklist instantly. with no denying the large contribution of the U.S. advisors and pilots, this booklet is written basically to inform the South Vietnamese facet of the tale and, extra importantly, to render justice to the South Vietnamese soldier.

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