Tet Offensive: Moving Images

The videos from this page are home movies, government documentaries and other videos from the Vietnam Archive’s collection. The video is often actual footage of the war taken by an individual soldier with his own video camera. The documentaries were produced by the government as either training videos for the troops, or informational videos for the public.

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  • APCs; Kids in Bien Hoa; After Tet Attack, February, 1968; Colonel Bottomly; A - Flight; Leaving Vietnam, May 1968; Arriving in Hawaii, Arriving in California; Home From Vietnam, May 1968
  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 1 - The Media and the Tet Offensive
    • Item #: 999VI2468
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 93:34 min/sec
    •  The Media and the Tet Offensive Panelists: Mr. Barry Zorthian (USIA, JUSPAO, Saigon); Mr. Don North (war correspondent, ABC and NBC News), Dr. William Hammond (Historian, US Army Center of Military History). Moderated by Mr. Richard Pyle (AP). Barry Zorthian addresses the coverage of the Tet Offensive by the international media and whether it adversely affected the war effort. Dr. Hammond addre... (more
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 4B - The Battle for Tan Son Nhut - Tet '68
    • Item #: 999VI2477
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 86:30 min/sec
    •  Session 4B: The Battle for Tan Son Nhut Moderator: James Willbanks, PhD (US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas) "Orientation Tour of Tan Son Nhut Air Base" Bob Laymon, CMsgt, USAF (retired) (Independent Researcher) "The Vietcong and PAVN Historical Perspective on the Battle for Tan Son Nhut" Merle Pribbenow, CIA (retired), Independent Researcher "Combined US/RVN... (more
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 5A - Major Battles of the Tet Offensive
    • Item #: 999VI2481
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 78:35 min/sec
    •  Session 5A Major Battles of the Tet Offensive Moderator: Ron Milam, PhD (Assistant Professor of History, Texas Tech University) Tin Nguyen (Independent Researcher) "The Ia Drang Valley Battle? Which One?" Bryan G. Urquhart (Independent Researcher) "Khe Sanh: The Vanishing Enemy" Gregory Sanders (Independent Researcher) "A New Interpretation of the Battle of Kham Duc, May 10-12, 1968" (open complete record
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 5B: Personal Perspectives: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam
    • Item #: 999VI2482
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 73:56 min/sec
    •  Session 5B Personal Perspectives: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam Moderator: Dr. James Reckner (Professor of History, Texas Tech University) Nguyen Le Hieu, PhD (Independent Researcher) "The Tet Offensive Experience" Nghia M. Vo (Independent Researcher) "Roots of South Vietnamese Nationalism" Hieu Vu (Independent Researcher) "The 'Tet' Offensive 1968: Planning, Preparation and the Results... (more
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 5D: The Battle for Hue
    • Item #: 999VI2484
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 76:40 min/sec
    •  Session 5D The Battle for Hue Moderator: Andrew Wiest, PhD, Associate Professor of History, The University of Southern Mississippi "New Insights into the Battle of Hue, Tet 1968" - Erik B. Villard, PhD, Historian, US Army Center of Military History "The Battle of Hue Through the Eyes of its NVA Battlefield Commander" - Nguyen Ngoc Bich, Independent Researcher (open complete record
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 6D - Tet, the DRV, and the RVN
    • Item #: 999VI2488
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 91:12 min/sec
    •  Session 6D Tet, the DRV, and the RVN Moderator: Dr. Kelly Crager, Vietnam Center "General Vo Nguyen Giap and the Evolution of the Plan for the 1968 Tet Offensive" - Merle Pribbenow, Independent Researcher "Victory Unfulfilled: The Failure of the US/ARVN Alliance in the Wake of Tet" - Andrew Wiest, PhD, Associate Professor of History, The University of Southern Mississippi "The 1968 Tet Offens... (more
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  • Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 8A - The Hue Massacre of 1968
    • Item #: 999VI2493
    • Vietnam Center Collection
    • Length: 89:05 min/sec
    •  Session 8A The Hue Massacre of 1968 Moderator: James Reckner, PhD, Professor of History, Texas Tech University "The 1968 Massacre at Hue: In Commemoration of the Mau Than Victims on the 40th Anniversary 1968-2008" Nguyen Ly Tuong, Independent Researcher "The Mau Than Massacre: An Intentionally Forgotten Event of the Vietnam War" Michael Peavey Do, Captain, Republic of Vietnam Air Force, Inde... (more
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