Clear the roads of bombs - ensure the roads are always open for national salvation
The two above works deal with the impact of the bombing campaign on the strategically important routes of supply. History bears out the success of the repair teams that the first poster s text refers to. In the second work, we can see a bomb in the process of being defused by a woman, a particularly hazardous activity. The explosives were often recycled to deadly effect.
The US bombed Hanoi from 1965 until the final bombing raid during the Christmas of 1972. In the process the US used more then three times the total tonnage of bombs dropped in the entire Second World War.