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Tran Van Tra

As a deputy commander in the Communist military, Tran Van Tra led the attack on Saigon during the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War. After the war, Tra published an account of the Communist offensive that offended officials in the newly unified Vietnam, and led to his being purged from the party for which he had fought so diligently.

See also: North Vietnam -- Vietnam -- Vietnam War

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