Water-Filled Bomb Craters From B-52
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01 Jan 1966, Vietnam: In this 1966 photo, water-filled bomb craters from B-52 strikes against the Viet Cong mark the rice paddies and orchards, west of Saigon, Vietnam. B-52s were one arm of the nuclear deterrent force during the Cold War and were used in the carpet-bombings of North Vietnam. During the 1991 Gulf War, they dropped 40 percent of the ordnance on Iraq. Photo by Henri Huet KIA Feb. 10 1971 over Laos.
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