How many helicopters were left behind in Vietnam?

How did the Vietnam shot down the B-52?

The United States loses its first B-52 of the war. The eight-engine bomber was brought down by a North Vietnamese surface-to-air missile near Vinh on the day when B-52s flew their heaviest raids of the war over North Vietnam. The Communistss claimed 19 B-52s shot down to date.

Can a B-52 break the sound barrier?

B-2 bombers have a max speed of Mach 0.95, or 630 mph, and are not capable of breaking the sound barrier.

Is Vietnam still communist?

Vietnam is a socialist republic with a one-party system led by the Communist Party. The CPV espouses Marxism–Leninism and Hồ Chí Minh Thought, the ideologies of the late Hồ Chí Minh. The two ideologies serve as guidance for the activities of the party and state.

What army division has the most casualties in Vietnam?

US units with most casualties per conflict

Unit Conflict Total
3rd Infantry Division World War II 25,977
1st Marine Division Korean War 29,868
1st Cavalry Division Vietnam War 32,036
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines War in Afghanistan 175
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