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[Video] Hanoi In April 1975

Shot the same month North Vietnamese troops captured Saigon, this video captures life in Hanoi not long before reunification and years after the last American bombs fell on the city.

The city seems quiet and somewhat idyllic, with the only hint of war being the reoccurring shot of a buffalo-drawn wagon with the fragments of an American airplane. A placard on the back of the scrap notes that the bomber was shot down in 1972 so it seems like one of the North’s propaganda tactics was to pull the spoils of war though the city. 

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