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WEAPONS OF THE VIETNAM WAR x0 Deconstructing History: Huey Helicopters in Vietnam (/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-
history/videos/deconstructing—history-huey-helicopters-in-vietnam) INTRODUCTION From air power to infantry to chemicals, the weapons used in the
Vietnam War were more devastating than those of any previous conflict.
United States and South Vietnamese forces relied heavily on their
superior air power, including B-52 bombers and other aircraft that
dropped thousands of pounds of explosives over North Vietnam and
Communist targets in South Vietnam. While US. troops and their allies
used mainly American-manufactured weapons, Communist forces used
weapons manufactured in the Soviet Union and China. In addition to
artillery and infantry weapons, both sides utilized a variety of tools to
further their war aims, including highly toxic chemical defoliants or
herbicides (on the US. side) and inventive booby traps using sharpened
bamboo sticks or crossbows triggered by tripwires (on the North
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