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Prime Ministerial Pep-Talk

 amazing swiftness, splitting the Saigon forces and wiping out one position after another. The tactic of mobile defence by tanks and infantry has also proved ineffective. At the Dong Ha-Quang Tri defence complex, the US command had deployed a big defensive force inside heavily-guarded strongholds and also organised .strong mobile units of tanks and infantry. Saigon troops were stationed at one place in daytime and at another at night. Such a mobile defence outfit was usually made up of electrically detonated mine fields on the outer perimeter, a row of tanks and finally infantry troops.

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