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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Battle of Hue, 1968

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 31, 2018

John Olson ©Stars and Stripes
Hue, South Vietnam, February, 1968: A U.S. Marine fires at the enemy over one of the outer walls surrounding the Hue Citadel during the infamous Tet Offensive. Marines were battling Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army troops house by house, street by street in a bloody effort to retake the former imperial capital of Vietnam and its Citadel.

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