I appreciate the life that is mine to lead

Jerry Glazer
6 min readJan 1, 2023

The New Year of 1968 heralded the North Vietnamese offensive of Tet. We were behind enemy lines as the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Viet Cong began synchronized attacks on the critical seaport cities. The significant areas of Saigon and Hue came under bold and fierce assaults. They caught the U.S. off guard. Yet, our leaders ignored all the signals the North was mounting an offensive. As a result, 1968 was the…

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Jerry Glazer

Jerry Glazer is an author of short stories, essays and novels. The 1st chapter of his Vietnam memoir can be read for free at www.vietnamjerry.com