TITLE

Ripping the Sanctuary

PUB. DATE
July 1966
SOURCE
Time;7/8/1966, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the aerial bombing of North Vietnam by the U.S. It reveals that the targets of the bombing were military camps and oil storage facilities of Hanoi-Haiphong complex with the purpose of crippling the communists and, thereby, preventing major attacks in the South. According to the author, the decision of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and his Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara, to bomb the North garnered both praise and criticism.
ACCESSION #
54034417

 

Related Articles

  • HOW THE BATTLE FOR KHE SANH WAS WON.  // Time;4/19/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p36 

    The article discusses the victory of the U.S. Marine Corps in Khe Sanh during the war in Vietnam. It mentions that the allied patrols examined the battered grounds around the liberated Marine garrison where they found 1,300 bodies, tons of supplies and ammunition and bunkers and trenches. It...

  • The Last TAIL GUNNERS. CARTER, HOWARD // Air Classics;Mar2013, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p14 

    The article describes the feats of the tail-gunners who manned the MD-9 tail turret machines aboard B-52 bombers dispatched to hit North Vietnamese targets during the "Linebacker II," operation carried out by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) from December 18 to 29, 1972. It also claims that Linebacker...

  • Exploding the past. Lovering, Daniel // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p28 

    Reports on the bombing campaign of the United States (U.S.) in Laos during the Vietnam War from 1964-1973. Bomb disposal program of Laos; International cooperation on bomb disposal in Laos; Assistance of the U.S. in demining Laos.

  • Flak from Hanoi.  // Time;1/6/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p19 

    The article focuses on the accredited visit of "New York Times" correspondent Harrison Salisbury to Hanoi, Vietnam after the country's war against the U.S. It notes that Salisbury saw the widespread devastation in civilian areas of Hanoi, where many people were killed. It states that U.S. planes...

  • Pulling Together.  // Time;3/31/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 13, p23 

    Information about several topics discussed at the conference in Guam on the U.S. peace proposal to Hanoi, Vietnam over Viet Nam war is presented. Topics include the restricted bombing of military targets, the refusal to accept coalition government including Viet Cong, and the issues on...

  • The Way to Survive.  // Time;8/12/1966, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p26 

    The article features U.S. Air Force Major James Kasler, co-leader of the raid on oil installations in Hanoi in North Vietnam. It highlights that Kasler has survived missions in the World War II and Korea and has taken flying missions in North Vietnam. It also explains that Kasler's troops was...

  • Diminishing Heartland.  // Time;6/2/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 22, p35 

    The article reports on the bombing in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi in North Vietnam by the U.S. Air Force fighter-bombers in 1967. It notes that they hit railroad yards and army barracks, motor pools, and petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) depots. It mentions that there were four among the target areas...

  • Gonzalez fills pledge to Hue City vets.  // All Hands;Sep95, Issue 941, p14 

    Tells of the heroic deed and death of Sergeant Alfredo Gonzalez of the United States Marines during the Tet Offensive in early 1968 in Vietnam. Account of how he bravely led hid his company against the enemy; Awarding of the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary bravery in the face of danger;...

  • Fog of War. Holbrook, James // Legal Studies Forum;2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p525 

    A diary entry that describes the Battle of Thanh Phu during the Vietnam War in March 1969 is presented. The author says that some grunts from his division were pinned down by automatic weapons fire. He adds that no artillery support was provided because they were too far away from the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics