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General Giap believed that the Tet offensive would cause the citizens and the Army of South Vietnam to lose confidence in their government.
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What impact did the tet offensive have on the Vietnam war?

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What effect did the tet offensive in Vietnam have on the war?

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What effect did Tet Offensive in Vietnam have on the war?

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What happened during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam?

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Was tet a reverse for North Vietnam?

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What effects did the Tet offensive in Vietnam have on the war?

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Why was the tet offensive considered a failure by north Vietnam?

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Why was the Tet Offensive the turning point of the Vietnam conflict?

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What caused the Tet offensive in the Vietnam war?

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What was the Tet offense during the Vietnam war?

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