• Short Summary

    AN INTENSIFICATION OF U.S. BOMBING RAIDS ON NORTH VIETNAM WHICH BEGAN LAST WEEKEND, INCLUDED ATTACKS?

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    AN INTENSIFICATION OF U.S. BOMBING RAIDS ON NORTH VIETNAM WHICH BEGAN LAST WEEKEND, INCLUDED ATTACKS ON MARSHALLING YARDS ONLY THREE MILES (5 KMS) FROM THE CENTRE OF HANOI. BUT DESPITE CLAIMS FROM NORTH VIETNAMESE SOURCES THAT U.S. PLANES HAD BOMBED RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF THE CAPITAL, U.S. PILOTS DENIED THAT THE YARDS WERE NEAR HOUSES.

    THE MARSHALLING YARD RAID WAS MADE ON TUESDAY, WHEN U.S. PILOTS REPORT THE MOST INTENSE DEFENSIVE FIRE THEY HAD YET ENCOUNTERED.

    U.S. MILITARY SPOKESMEN REPORTED THAT THE RAIDS THAT DAY HAD COST THREE U.S. AIRCRAFT ALTHOUGH NORTH VIETNAM CLAIMED TO HAVE SHOT DOWN 55 U.S. AIRCRAFT.

    ONE RETURNING PILOT, MAJOR DICK MOSER, OF MARION, OHIO, WAS INTERVIEWED ABOUT THE RAID....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2PH83IKTC8RQMK2F693P2EC9X
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PH83IKTC8RQMK2F693P2EC9X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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