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Was the B-52 bomber used in the Vietnam War?


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Answered 2007-09-21 12:38:04

Yes, bombing was not terribly effective. About 1,000 pounds of bombs were dropped for each resident, man, woman and child in Vietnam (that is by all aircraft of all US services.)

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