battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller "Black
Hawk Down", "Hue 1968" is the story of the centerpiece of the
Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.
In the early
hours of January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese launched over one hundred
attacks across South Vietnam in what would become known as the Tet Offensive.
Played out over 24 day and costing 10,000 lives, the Battle of Hue was by far
the bloodiest of the entire war. “Hue 1968” is a gripping and moving account of
this pivotal moment.
extraordinary feat of journalism . . . full of emotion and color.”―Karl
Marlantes, Wall Street Journal
608 pages, Mark Bowden]