"HEROIC SOUTH VIET NAM GREAT VICTORIES"
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In the generalized offensive and simultaneous uprisings in the four months from January 31 to May 31, 1968, the South Viet Nam patriotic forces inflicted heavy losses on the enemy.
- Killed, injured or captured 295,000 enemy troops (including 104,000 American and satellite troops);
- Caused to disband hundreds of thousands of puppet troops;
- Wiped out and heavily decimated 4 armoured regiments, one multi-battalion paratroop unit, 103 battalions, 463 companies and 15 motorized units;
- Downed and destroyed on the ground 3,850 aircraft; destroyed 7,500 military vehicles including 4,000 tanks and armoured cars, sunk or set ablaze 470 vessels and combat launches; blown up 490 bridges;
- Razed to the ground and forced to surrender or to withdraw more than 1,100 posts;
- Destroyed thousands of troop cantonments; ammunition stock-piles, gasoline drums and other war means.
(Excerpts from the 7th special communique of the South Viet Nam P.L.A.F. Command)
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- 1) P.L.A.F. fierce spearheads in the attack on the Go Ha fortified position (Quang Nam Province)
- 2) Saigon Youth and students in demonstrations against the Thieu Ky clique
- 3) Hue Railway-station shelled by P.L.A.F. artillery stationed at the park in front of Hue city Council-Chamber.
- 4) Gunner No 3, Nguyen van Hue, a valiant fighter of an artillery unit of the P.L.A.F. in North Quang Tri.
- 5) P.L.A.F. in South Trun Bo in pursuit of the enemy in the Phu Tho battle (Tuy Hoa province) on Route No 1.
- 6) Youths from various enemy strategic hamlets in Tay Ninh province happily join the Liberation Army to fight the U.S. aggressors, for national salvation.
- 7) Puppet troops carrying corpses of their clique on Saigon streets after being attacked by the P.L.A.F.
- 8) The "National" Stadium in Saigon shelled by the P.L.A.F. Many Americans and puppets were killed. Those who survived took to their heels.
- 9) U.S. aircraft in Tan Son Nhat airport (Saigon) turned into a mess of iron by P.L.A.F. shellings.
- 10) Wounded G.I.'s at first-aid station in Hue City.
- 11) Enemy tanks destroyed by the P.L.A.F. in the battle in Tri Thien Hue.
- 12) U.S. huge logistical base a Da Nang after the P.L.A.F. shellings.
- 13) U.S. airfield at Khe Sanh shelled by the P.L.A.F.
- 14) Panic stricken G.I.s at Khe Sanh
- 15) American ammunition storage at Pleiku shelled by the P.L.A.F.
- 16) U.S. operation "Pegasus" aimed at relieving Khe Sanh was completely defeated.
- 17) American Soldiers captured by the army and population of South Viet Nam in the generalized offensive and simultaneous uprisings at the beginning of Spring, 1968.
- 18) South Viet Nam is a huge graveyard for the U.S. aggressors.
- 19) What is Johnson thinking of the Viet Nam problem?
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