On December 18, the United States resumed its bombing of North Vietnam after Paris peace negotiations reached an impasse. The campaign was called “the Christmas bombings”.
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Full-scale bombing of North Vietnam". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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