The Battle of Khe Sanh and Its Retellings

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I had a brother at Khe SanhFighting off the Viet CongThey're still there, he's all gone––Bruce Springsteen, Born in the USA, 1984

The Battle of Khe Sanh began 50 years ago this week when roughly 20,000 North Vietnamese troops surrounded an isolated combat...


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