Sanitizing the Sanctuaries

May 1970
Time;5/11/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 19, p22
The article reports on the military operation "the Big One" initiated by the U.S. in Saigon, Vietnam in May 1970. It was undertaken by the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division in Fishhook region. Fought in a truly classic operation in a long and decidedly unconventional war, at one point along the Fishhook perimeter, a battery of nearly 100 heavy-artillery pieces poured fire into suspected enemy positions. Through this operation the U.S. government is aiming for serious negotiations.


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