In the battle of khe sanh the marine base at khe sanh held out against heavy attacks by the north vietnamese with the support of american air power. Us marines and their allies at khe sanh engaged tens of thousands, and killed thousands, of nva over a period of many weeks, but they sacrificed in much greater numbers than has been acknowledged by official sources.
50 years ago, us troops bunkered down for the vietnam war's most infamous siege — here's how the battle of khe sanh unfolded. Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the start of one of the most significant battles of the vietnam war – the battle of khe sanh.
The battle of khe sanh began on january 21, 1968, when forces from the people’s army of north vietnam (pavn) carried out a massive artillery bombardment on the us marine garrison at khe sanh, located in south vietnam near the border with laos.
In a history uncut video, see a combination of actual footage gathered from the battle of khe sanh in the year 1968.
The battle of khe sanh (21 january – 9 july 1968) was conducted in the khe sanh area of northwestern quảng trị province, republic. How can the answer be improved.