World: Efficient Thunder

While the Marines fought their way to victory on the hilltops, the planes of Operation Rolling Thunder, code name for the U.S. air campaign over the North, continued to cripple the North's military potential. Having already knocked out the 738-ft. Canal des Rapides bridge, over which all supplies coming by rail from Red China funnel into Hanoi, U.S. pilots went to work last week chewing up the spider web of rail yards and lines north of the bridge. Time and again they hit other key targets on Hanoi's outskirts, including the Ha Dong army barracks, which had previously been immune from...

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