TITLE

'Illicit' Bombs Away

AUTHOR(S)
McGrory, Mary
PUB. DATE
October 1972
SOURCE
America;10/7/1972, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p249
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Air Force General John Lavelle dictated some unauthorized raids in North Vietnam between November 1971 and March 1972. Sergeant Lonnie D. Franks, junior student at University of North Iowa, who helped falsify reports on the raids, wrote a letter to Senator Harold Hughes to stop the raids. It is believed that Sergeant Franks and his colleagues were more suspicious when they knew that General Lavelle's superiors were not aware of his illicit actions.
ACCESSION #
35957443

 

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