World: Help for the Junkmen

The grim war pounded on. U.S. and South Vietnamese planes last week continued their daily raids to the North, striking at roads and munitions dumps, trucks and bridges. In Washington, Defense Secretary Robert McNamara revealed that air strikes in North Viet Nam had already shattered 24 vital bridges (see following pages) and that more would fall in the immediate future. On the ground, South Vietnamese troops continued their steady pressure on the Communist Viet Cong, and in swampy Kien Hoa province, 50 miles south of Saigon, government Rangers, supported by U.S. jets and...

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