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(1972) (Left) U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers drop their loads of 750-pound bombs on targets in Vietnam. The increase in the U.S. air war over North and South Vietnam caused a flurry of protests by churchmen and peace groups during 1972. (Right) South Vietnamese refugees huddle into a helicopter to be flown to safety as the Spring North Vietnamese offensive threatened their homes. Although the U.S. ground combat role in Vietnam decreased during 1972, the war continued to take a large toll in life and uprooted civilians. Religion News Service file photos. *This Day in History note: On Sept. 18, 1947 the U.S. Air Force formed.

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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