In Vietnam War US deliberately bombed hospitals

Grandin, Greg
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX24521


"Bombing of Hospitals Called Routine." That was the August 9, 1973, Newsday coverage of congressional hearings on “clandestine U.S. air and ground activities in Cambodia and Laos”:
U.S. commanders in Vietnam placed no restrictions on ground or air attacks against Viet Cong or North Vietnamese hospitals a Senate committee was told yesterday by several Vietnam veterans.
In direct testimony and in letters, the veterans said hospitals often were considered targets rather than areas to be avoided as required by the Geneva convention on warfare.

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