Operation Lam Son 719

On March 7, 1971, more than a thousand US planes engaged in bombing missions, along with combat missions involving hundreds of helicopters, in a war that was supposed to be nearly over, in a battle intended to prove that the US was no longer needed. Operation Lam Son 719 is both little remembered and little understood, but, might well have represented a final turning point in the American war in Vietnam

Mar 7, 2022 | 16:40 | Lance Geiger

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