World: Rolling Thunder

Despite all the trouble in the streets of South Viet Nam, the war against the real enemy continued to go well on the battlefields. From north of Hanoi to hard by Saigon, U.S. planes pounded the Communists from the air, while up and down the narrow nation allied ground units pushed their search for the Viet Cong and their redoubts.

"Rolling Thunder," as U.S. fighter-bomber strikes over North Viet Nam are code-named, last week boomed to a new pitch of devastating intensity. In one day alone, the Air Force launched 120 sorties north of...

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