Laos was hit by an average of one B-52 bomb-load every eight minutes, 24 hours a day, between 1964 and 1973. US bombers dropped more ordnance on Laos in this period than was dropped during the whole of the second world war. Of the 260m "bombies" that rained down, particularly on Xieng Khouang province, 80m failed to explode, leaving a deadly legacy.
« Older The identity of Banksy is up for auction on eBay. ... | Rafaela Persson photographed f... Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments
Buy a Shirt