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Hue Citadel Symbolizes Vietnam's Rich History

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Hue Citadel Symbolizes Vietnam's Rich History

Hue Citadel Symbolizes Vietnam's Rich History

Hue Citadel Symbolizes Vietnam's Rich History

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Eric Weiner reports from the city of Hue, site of some of the bloodiest action of the war. During the infamous Tet Offensive in 1968, Viet Cong Guerrillas attacked American and South Vietnamese forces at Hue, and took the city. Americans eventually re-captured Hue, but at terrific cost. Today, the city has been largely restored and is considered the cultural heartland of Vietnam.

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