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Category: Air support/Viet Nam

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When you are in thick jungle and need a chopper for re-supply or for Dustoff it can be a bit difficult. Usually you had to either cut down the trees to make a landing pad or set plastic explosive on each tree to get the same result.

The Yanks decided to find a better solution. Hence the 15,000 pound Tree-cutter bomb shown below. Just pick your spot, 1 bomb, instant helo pad


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