First B-52 Raids on North Vietnam

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April 12, 1966

First B-52 Raids on North Vietnam

The US launches the first B-52 raids on North Vietnam, targeting the Mugia Pass. That same day, the Viet Cong launch a rocket attack on Tan SonNhut Air Base in Saigon, which kills 7 US troops and destroys 2 helicoptersand 3 transport aircraft.

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