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Vietnamese General Who Was Key Architect Of Tet Offensive Dies

NPR | Oct. 8, 2013 1:01 p.m.

Vo Nguyen Giap was a legendary Vietnamese general credited with defeating French forces — and French colonial rule — in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu. He was also a key architect of the 1968 Tet offensive, which convinced many Americans that the Vietnam War could not be won. General Giap died Thursday at the age of 102.

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