Bombies


Subject:
Weapons , Cluster Munitions

Description:
Website companion to a documentary about cluster bombs ("small explosive bomblets carried in a large cannister that opens in mid-air, scattering them over a wide area.") and their effect in Laos following 1964 through 1973, when "the United States conducted a 'secret' war, dropping over two million tons of bombs on the mountains and jungles of Laos." Includes a fact sheet on cluster bombs, which were called "bombies" by Laotians. From Independent Television Service (ITVS).

Publisher:
Independent Television Service (ITVS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.itvs.org/bombies/


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