North Viet Nam: The Uncovered Country

There was a hush over Hanoi last week—an air of impending doom as palpable as the crachin, the drizzle that cools the city each afternoon. From all sides the growing weight of U.S. air power pressed in on North Viet Nam's capital. Jets roamed the skies almost at will, striking day after day with surgical precision at North Viet Nam's tenuous communication and transportation line. American bombs still fell short of North Viet Nam's cities and factories, though an occasional power plant was hit when it happened to be near a road...

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