Vietnam War - Christmas bombing campaign

40 years ago the Americans launched their heaviest aerial bombardment of the Vietnam War. It was to become known as the Christmas bombing campaign. 20 thousand tonnes of explosives were dropped on or around the Northern city of Hanoi.

Photo: A B52 flying over Vietnam. Credit: VT Freeze Frame.

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Sun 30 Dec 2012 01:50 GMT

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