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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: NVA Prepares for a Major Offensive in Northwest South Vietnam

Mid-January 1968
NVA Prepares for a Major Offensive in Northwest South Vietnam

In mid-January 1968 in the remote northwest corner of South Vietnam, elements of three NVA divisions begin to mass near the Marine base at Khe Sanh. The ominous proportions of the build-up lead the U.S. commanders to expect a major offensive in the northern provinces.

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