LBJ declares Tet Offensive ‘a complete failure’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 2 1968)

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(Friday, February 2, 1968, 12:05 p.m. EST; during the Tet Offensive, part of the Vietnam War, the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — U.S. President Lyndon Johnson said today that the Vietcong suffered “a complete failure” militarily throughout South Vietnam this week and he expressed confidence that as the facts became known the enemy would gain nothing psychologically either.

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