• Short Summary

    United States Air Force F-105 "thunderchief" and F-4C "Phantom" pilots struck the Doumer highway and railroad bridge 1.7 miles from the center of Hanoi late in the afternoon of August 11.

  • Description

    (a).
    Low level view of bridge with smoke rising from bombing


    (b).
    Strikes of Doumer bridge


    (c).
    ??? in the air near aircraft




    Initials


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    Background: United States Air Force F-105 "thunderchief" and F-4C "Phantom" pilots struck the Doumer highway and railroad bridge 1.7 miles from the center of Hanoi late in the afternoon of August 11.

    Pilots reported four direct his which dropped the center span over the cast channel of the mile-long bridge linking the capital of the communist country with the northern and eastern rail lines.

    Complete bomb damage assessment is not available at this time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6EKBKSA3TBAC7YO38DEJT83M9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6EKBKSA3TBAC7YO38DEJT83M9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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