US marines sprint through the rubble of the citadel in Hue, South Vietnam, after its walls were breached by tank fire in February, 1968. Photo: Alamy

Hue: what to see 50 years after Vietnam war’s Tet offensive nearly destroyed the historic city

City was badly damaged by fierce urban warfare that followed North Vietnamese Army’s surprise lunar new year attack in January 1968, but there’s still much to see of citadel from where emperors ruled for 150 years

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US marines sprint through the rubble of the citadel in Hue, South Vietnam, after its walls were breached by tank fire in February, 1968. Photo: Alamy
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Stuart Heaver

Stuart Heaver

Originally from Kent, England, former Naval officer and entrepreneur, Stuart Heaver is a full-time freelance writer and features journalist living and working in Hong Kong. He loves his job, the sea and his family but not necessarily in that order.