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The Battle of Khe Sanh, January 21 – April 8, 1968

Khe Sanh

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Khe Sanh combat base, built on a hilltop located 10 km from the Laotian border, was the westernmost in a line of Allied defenses south of the DMZ designed to prevent communist

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The Battle of Hue, January 30 – March 3, 1969

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab As part of the Tet Offensive of 1968, the VC and North Vietnamese dedicated two regiments to the seizure of the imperial capital of Hue. On the morning of 31 January 1968,

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Operation Market Garden: Arnham, September 17–21, 1944

Operation Market Garden

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab On 17 September 1944, the Anglo-Canadian 21st Army Group and the First Allied Airborne Army initiated Operation Market Garden.  An audacious ground offensive augmented by the dropping of three Allied airborne divisions

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The Battle of Kettle Hill, July 1, 1898

Kettle Hill

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The San Juan Ridge (Kettle Hill) was the last obstacle to the complete investment of Santiago, the principal port on the southern coast of Cuba. This hill was just off the southern

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Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898

Manila Bay

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The Battle of Manila Bay took place on May 1, 1898, during the Spanish–American War. The engagement was one of the most decisive naval battles in history. It marked the end of the

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