In 1968, National Liberation Front guerrillas (Viet Cong) and North Vietnam Army troops launched a massive offensive against the cities and towns in South Vietnam. For three years the insurgents had been trying to wear down the South, but they now staked everything on a desperate all-out bid for victory. Although the Tet Offensive proved to be the beginning of the end for South Vietnam, it was the worst defeat suffered by the Communists in 30 years.
Now for the first time TMG and NBC Universal bring you these detailed accounts of the pivotal battles of World War II. Each episode covers one great battle, featuring portraits of the leaders and commanders, explanations of weapons and tactics, a review of the political and military situation leading up to the battle, troop deployment and the story of the battle itself.
Narrated by Gavin McFadyen (Treasure Seekers, Africa's Forgotten Kingdom)