Haiphong


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a port city in northern Vietnam

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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.
Hue called her shelter Haiphong Red Flamboyant after a Vietnamese flower.
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.
Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the ISSS--2013 HaiPhong, Vietnam, http://journals.
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.
In 1972, President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
Soon she was drawn into the revolutionary struggle; when her parents were killed in an early bombing raid while on holiday near Haiphong, she dedicated herself to the American war.
Magma Ceramics & Catalysts has opened the new 6,000sq metres facility between Hanoi and Noth Vietnam's main international sea port, Haiphong.
The next two submarines, named Ho Chi Minh and Haiphong, are expected to be handed over to Vietnam this year.
Saddled with Johnson's war in Vietnam, Nixon mined Haiphong Harbor, invaded Cambodia, and secretly bombed away in both Laos and Cambodia.
In September 2011, an Indian warship sailing in the South China Sea to the Vietnamese port of Haiphong was challenged when a caller identifying himself as an official of the Chinese navy warned the ship on an open radio channel that it was entering Chinese waters.
Lukoil acquired half of the Hanoi Trough 02 block offshore the northern city of Haiphong from Quad Energy in April 2011, which was ratified by the Vietnamese government in September.
The mining of Haiphong halted all major maritime transport to North