Harrowing Audio of B-52s Bombing Hanoi


Listen to This Harrowing Audio of B-52s Bombing Hanoi -- Operation Linebacker II, in a B-52 bomber over Hanoi, North Vietnam, on December 26, 1972. The day after Christmas, 1972. The night skies over Hanoi pulsate with the roar of U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers and the fiery trails of North Vietnamese surface-to-air missiles hurtling toward them. Operation Linebacker II, from Dec. 18 to 29, 1972, was U.S. Pres. Richard Nixon's desperate attempt to bring North Vietnam to the Paris peace talks and get the U.S. out of the Vietnam War. Read more at https://medium.com/war-is-boring/48d09274bcdc


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