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a port city in northern Vietnam

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At the same time, punctuated gradualism and restrictions on what could be hit allowed North Vietnam to respond to American air strikes by importing increasing amounts of Soviet-designed hardware through China and Haiphong to build up rapidly a formidable radar-directed air defense network.
After B-52s bombed fuel storage tanks at Haiphong and fighter-bombers hammered a tank farm and warehouse complex outside Hanoi, the Nixon administration extended the aerial interdiction campaign throughout all of North Vietnam.
Along with the formidable defenses, the restrictions on targets helped determine the tactics employed by American air power during Rolling Thunder, for the pilots had to avoid trespassing in Chinese air space or damaging non-North Vietnamese shipping at Haiphong or some other port as they carried out the contradictory mission of persuading Ho Chi Minh that North Vietnam could be destroyed, without actually destroying it.
In the summer of 1966, he ordered the bombing of oil storage facilities in Hanoi and Haiphong, convinced that trucks were vital to move North Vietnamese men and supplies south and that gasoline was essential to keep the trucks moving.
Generally, everything that goes through Haiphong illegally probably then goes to Mong Cai" and into China, a United Nations official who monitors Vietnam's border told me.
The new purpose built offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and operating arm in Haiphong Port represent large investments and demonstrate M+R Spedag's commitment to Vietnam.
From Singapore, I will travel to Vietnam with visits in Haiphong and then Hanoi, where Vietnamese Defense Minister General Thanh and I will sign a Joint Vision Statement commit to do so.
They seized Hanoi, Haiphong and other towns and important lines of communication.
From there I was transferred to Vietnam where I was involved as CEO in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone and port in Haiphong.
As a playwright born in Vietnam, Don Nguyen saw dramatic possibilities in a New York Times story about an HIV-positive woman in Haiphong, a large port city near Hanoi, who started the country's first support group for infected women.
Aircraft from the Coral Sea mined Haiphong Harbor on 8 May 1972, dropping 36 Mk-52 mines and giving the harbor the dubious distinction of being the only foreign port mined by the United States in two wars.
Then there is the French colonial-era admiral, Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, who refused to follow an order from Paris in late 1946 to check Chinese interests in the Paracel Islands and instead fire on his own restive Vietnamese nationalists at the port of Haiphong (pp.
Two of the tanker's 18 crew have been injured and the pirates took part of its cargo of more than 5,000 tonnes of gas oil, said Nguyen Vu Diep, a manager at the Haiphong Sea Product Shipbuilding Co.
This turned out to be a problem, when Chiang Kai-shek's forces, then in control of Tonkin, refused to allow French ships to dock in Haiphong.
By Danny Haiphong This commentary was first released by Black Agenda Report.