Nation: Acting to Aid the Forgotton Men

FOR two years no bombs had fallen in the Red River Valley in North Viet Nam, and only occasionally had the sirens disrupted Hanoi's nights when unarmed U.S. reconnaissance flights triggered radar shields. Suddenly, in the early morning hours, radar screens all over North Viet Nam blossomed in menacing blips. Across communications nets lashed word that waves of U.S. planes were bombing heavily south of the 19th parallel: north of the DMZ, east of the Laotian border. That had happened before in the interim since the bombing...

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