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Reaction at Hanoi airfield to 5 May 1967 air raid alert
Date of Creation:
May 8, 1967
Date of Declassification:
April 21, 1993
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
3 p.
On the evening of 5 May 1967 at Gia Lam airport, Hanoi, heavy anti-aircraft fire began at 2055 hours and continued until 2110 hours. During the alert North Vietnamese officials and employees at the airfield did not panic but they did appear nervous. After the all clear, the Hanoi control tower announced that the raid had taken place 40 kilometers from Hanoi.
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