CAMBODIA: The War: Immediate, Palpable, Personal

One year ago this month, in one of the worst battles of the war, Communist-led Khmer insurgents pounded the Cambodian capital of Phnom-Penh with artillery and rocket fire for seven straight weeks. Somehow the city survived. Last week, it was once again hunkering down for another brutal assault. The insurgent forces, who now control most of Cambodia outside the major cities, are currently concentrating their attacks on Neak Luong, a small but vital Mekong River shipping channel 32 miles southeast of the capital. But there are daily rocket attacks in and around Phnom-Penh, and it is only a matter...

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