Defining Acceptable Loss

Aviation History Reader Poll

Operation Linebacker II took the war to North Vietnam in December 1972, but exacted a high price from U.S. B-52 aircrews. What constitutes “acceptable losses” in an operation like this?

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  1. ken riskedahl

    I wish this had been done 67-69. Lots of people would have come home. Add the mining of Hapiong harbor, and perhaps a quicker end to this war. Let us not go to war again, with out the will to use what ever we have to win, or let us not go at all.

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