Fortunately, a concise account of this climactic air campaign can be found in Wayne Thompson's comprehensive history of USAF operations against North Vietnam
from 1966-1973, To Hanoi and Back.
One chapter details how North Vietnam
viewed and spun the story to its people.
Not much in When Thunder Rolled is new: flying the Thunderchief in combat over North Vietnam
in the mid-1960s was hazardous to one's health; the theory of gradualism wasted air men's lives without having much impact on enemy decisions; and micromanagement of field leadership from afar had similar effects.
Article 21 of the Paris Peace Treaty promised economic assistance for the "post-war reconstruction" of North Vietnam
112) Nearly every night until the end of Rolling Thunder, the 44th TFS scheduled two to four F- 105F Commando Nail missions into the southern portion of North Vietnam
to interdict the flow of supplies to North Vietnamese forces in South Vietnam.
Welspun will be responsible to supplying pipes for the first phase of 2,500km spanning from Malaysia to North Vietnam
, while PCK for another 1,500km for the second phase spanning from China to South Korea.
Sytin also confirmed to the Inquirer that they are getting the services of Branislav, the European tour veteran who last coached a North Vietnam
club during the AVC Clubs.
Cycle through mountain scenery and past the rice paddies of North Vietnam
towards Laos, then through remote tribal villages and riverside towns to reach Luang Prabang.
By the summer of 1969, despite aggressive military action in South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, it became clear that the Government of North Vietnam
was not interested in a peace that included a permanent partition of the country.
When President Nixon ordered B-52s to bomb North Vietnam
in 1972, I was working out of Tan Son Nhut AB.
Synopsis: Linda Baer was born Nguyen Thi Loan, in the village of Tao Xa, Thai Binh Province, in North Vietnam
Thompson began paying close attention to the bombing of North Vietnam
after he joined the Air Force History and Museums Program a decade after he was an Army draftee assigned to an Air Force intelligence station in Taiwan during the Vietnam War.