Diminishing Heartland

June 1967
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 that were not bombed including the three airfield of Phuc Yen, Gia Lam, and Cat Bi.


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