COMMENTS BY REDACTED FOREIGN OFFICIALS IN HANOI ON UNITED STATES BOMBING ATTAC

Created: 12/9/1970

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SUBJECT COMMENTS BYFOREIGN OFFICIALS IN HANOI ON

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METERS NORTHWEST OF HANOI AND THAT HE HEARD ARTILLERY FIRING THE MORNING OFOVEMBER TO THE WEST OF HANOI AND SAW IHE GLOW CREATED BY MUZZLE FLASHES. HE SAID HE HAD LEARNED THAT,ND POSSIBLY AS MANY, UNITED STATES SORTIES HAD BEEN FLOWN IN THE AREA SOUTHWEST OF VINH.

5. NO FIRINGS OFURFACE TO AIR MISSILES (SAM) WERE HEARD DURING THE EARLY HOURS OFOVEMBER IN DOWNTOWNTWO SAMS WERE LAUNCHEDOSITION SOUTHEAST OF THE PETIT LAC AREA0 HOURS ONOVEMBER. THERE WERE FREQUENT SAM LAUNCHES IN THE MORNINGS AND AFTERNOONS MOST DAYS OF THE FOLLOWING WEEK.

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