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Vietnam remembers.....whilst the West happily forgets

Being in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) one is reminded of the fact that the Americans, with Australians and other countries at their side, wreaked havoc on Vietnam - not that one feels any sort of animosity, as one well might, from the ever-charming Vietnamese people.

Viet Nam News reports on a legacy of America's devastating actions in Vietnam. The West may care to forget, but reflect on the enormity of just this one "action" by the US forces.

"A commemorative ceremony for the victims of US bombings in December 1972 took place yesterday at As many as 278 people, including 91 women, 40 elderly and 55 children were killed, while 178 children became orphans during the air raid. Thien Memorial Site in Ha Noi's central Dong Da District."


"On the night of December 26, 1972, Ha Noi's densely-populated residential areas, including Kham Thien Street, the workers' living quarter in An Duong Street and even Bach Mai Hospital, were relentlessly attacked by a squadron of B52 bombers.

As many as 278 people, including 91 women, 40 elderly and 55 children were killed, while 178 children became orphans during the air raid"



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