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    • Simon Johnson

      US Soldiers held up in Hue city ruins, after the launch of the Tet Offensive by the North Vietnamese Army. January, 1968 #vietnam #war

    • Bill Hounsom

      US Marines held up in Hue city ruins, after the launch of the Tet Offensive by the North Vietnamese Army. January, 1968

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