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The Laser Age in the Vietnam War

Photo from Air Force Magazine, January 1972. The North Vietnamese Army launched a full-scale attack against the South in the spring of 1972. The Nixon administration responded with a new wave of air attacks north of the 17th Parallel for … Continue reading

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“Kill Anything that Moves”: Systematic Violence in the Vietnam War

The Real Vietnam War Aberrations, bad apples, one-offs. These are the explanations usually marshaled to explain the abhorrent crimes committed during the U.S. military’s war in Vietnam. The now well-known horror of the My Lai massacre, in which hundreds of … Continue reading

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