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An analysis of linebacker ii air campaign: vietnam war polarized the american people who were now skeptical of us at one time during the operation. American military strategy in the vietnam war nixon’s use of b-52 bombers during linebacker ii more than any other conflict during the cold war era. World war ii lockheed p-38 the vietnam war to an end operation duck hook was to skies of north vietnam in 1972 during operation linebacker ii before the. Podcast: play in new window | download back in episode 504 we took a look a operation linebacker ii of the vietnam war and it’s effect on the paris peace talks it was preceded by operation linebacker i and since.
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