World: The Way to Survive

The bombing of the DMZ marked an anniversary of sorts. Two years ago this month, the U.S. launched its aerial punishment of the Communist North with the retaliatory raid against Communist PT-boat installations in the Gulf of Tonkin. Six months later, it became a daily routine. The American campaign from the skies is running some 670 sorties a day over both North and South Viet Nam, rivaling that of the Korean War. For the third time, Navy jets returned to the big oil-storage tanks outside the port of Haiphong, claimed afterward that cumulative destruction of the complex now stood at 90%....

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