- n. a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War
“In response to the NVA offensive, regular bombing of North Vietnam is resumed in Operation Linebacker.”
“The bombing campaign against North Vietnam was called Rolling Thunder.”
“My friend who should have been teaching young men in the classroom, but who instead felt that he should be herding a 49,000-pound monster around the skies of North Vietnam at 600 knots in this crummiest of all so-called wars.”
“Thus, airpower's potential for success against North Vietnam was lost to view.”
“He knows that North Vietnam is split into six segments called Route Packages, and he knows the defenses are lighter in the southernmost package — Route Pack 1 — and get tougher as the numbers increase to Route Pack 6 — the northernmost segment.”
“Largely overlooked in accounts of a war that set new standards of irony, the International Control Commission, established to "enforce" the 1954 treaty, dutifully followed its charter, flying in and out of North Vietnam on published schedules to monitor the progress of French-Vietnamese accords.”
“Unlike North Korea, North Vietnam experienced no invasions by naval aviation's long-time partner, the amphibious force.”
“Onscreen PAUL GALANTI, POW JANUARY 1966–FEBRUARY 1973: John Kerry gave the enemy for free what I and many of my comrades in North Vietnam in the prison camps took torture to avoid saying.”
“A case can be made that stop-lines in southern North Vietnam would have helped bring about in a timely fashion a negotiated settlement to the hostilities, thereby gutting the chance that China would have entered the war at all.”
“Kissinger went much furtherhis domination of the three primary Nixon administration negotiations with the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Vietnam essentially neutered the secretary of state as a credible diplomat, and made it impossible for the national security adviser to fulfill his role of policy review and oversight.”
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