UPI - The Vietnam War

 

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Identifier

35160004250131

Creation Date

2-24-1971

Subject—Places

Vietnam; Laos

Subject—Topics

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Laos

Description

Washington: At a Pentagon news conference 2/24 Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird said that South Vietnamese forces in Laos 'are achieving their objective of major disruption of enemy supply routes.' At the briefing Lt. Gen. John Vogt, operations director of the joint staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (left) displayed a segment of a four- inch pipeline (foreground) -- once used to carry fuel for Communist trucks on the Ho Chi Minh Trail -- which the South Vietnamese had ripped out two days ago. Laird listens at right.

Format

BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"

Source

United Press International

Series

Laos

Keywords

Vietnam War

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