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  • I would argue lamely for peace in Vietnam while my students clamored for the H-bombing of Hanoi and the subsequent obliteration of Moscow and Peking.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Or some dumb jingo in his hard hat and Bomb Hanoi button, or one of LBJ’s pretty daughters, or Westmoreland’s whole handsome family-nephews and nieces and baby grandson.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • He had just joined the DIA when the army and air force had pulled off the daring raid on the Song Tay prison camp twenty miles west of Hanoi.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Who wouldn’t be changed after winning two Congressional Medals of Honor and having personally captured General Giap after a firefight on the outskirts of Hanoi?
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline

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  • Hanoi’s counterintelligence forces broke and executed scores of Medusa personnel.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Born in Haiphong, raised in Hanoi.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • … One morning while the wife and kids were swimming, a stray jet from Hanoi strafed the area killing the three of them.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He had his own private war and it was way behind enemy lines, the nearer Hanoi the better.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • For a time I lived with friends in a hamlet outside Hanoi.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Hanoi?
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline

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  • In military science class, we followed battles, skirmishes, and troop movements; we planned imaginary landings of assault troops near Haiphong, envelopments of Hanoi, the mining of rivers, and the limited use of nuclear warheads.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Hanoi knew the Medusans weren’t combat troops; they wore no uniforms.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • But you didn’t consider Hanoi’s own field personnel who had infiltrated Medusa; those records exist.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Seventy-three Americans, forty-six French, thirty-nine and twenty-four Australians and British respectively, and an estimated fifty white male contacts recruited from neutrals in Hanoi and trained in the field-most of them we never knew.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum in Hanoi.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • Hanoi disclaimed it; Saigon said it wasn’t ours.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Then Hanoi found out that Webb’s younger brother was an army officer in Saigon, and having studied Delta-knowing the brothers were close-decided to mount a trap; they had nothing to lose.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • So was another man Webb didn’t know about; a white man who’d been bought by Hanoi, an expert in communications who could assemble the electronic components of a high-frequency radio in the dark.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • As had been learned in missions over Hanoi—in which the B-52 had participated and sustained SAM (surface-to-air missile) damage—the best method of attacking a heavily defended target was to converge from all points of the compass at once, "like the enveloping arms of an angry bear," the squadron commander had put it at the briefing, indulging his poetic nature.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Cain’s one of the side issues contained in our constant pressure on Hanoi to trace MIAs," explained Knowlton.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I mean, this is wilderness-no way, it can’t be real-but there it is, like the mountains are tuned in to Radio fucking Hanoi.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • If shit were napalm, they could drop your brains on Hanoi.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • …of piranhas to swim up North Vietnamese rivers and chow down on anything with slanty eyes and a rice base; invite the leaders of North Vietnam, China, and Russia to America for peace talks and make them eat in the Institute mess hall—they’d all be dead in forty-eight hours; parachute the Bear into Hanoi alone—give him a day or two to rack ass and shape the place up; parachute John Alexander into Hanoi—he’d be such a pain in the ass the North Vietnamese would voluntarily leave Hanoi.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • …of piranhas to swim up North Vietnamese rivers and chow down on anything with slanty eyes and a rice base; invite the leaders of North Vietnam, China, and Russia to America for peace talks and make them eat in the Institute mess hall—they’d all be dead in forty-eight hours; parachute the Bear into Hanoi alone—give him a day or two to rack ass and shape the place up; parachute John Alexander into Hanoi—he’d be such a pain in the ass the North Vietnamese would voluntarily leave Hanoi.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • …of piranhas to swim up North Vietnamese rivers and chow down on anything with slanty eyes and a rice base; invite the leaders of North Vietnam, China, and Russia to America for peace talks and make them eat in the Institute mess hall—they’d all be dead in forty-eight hours; parachute the Bear into Hanoi alone—give him a day or two to rack ass and shape the place up; parachute John Alexander into Hanoi—he’d be such a pain in the ass the North Vietnamese would voluntarily leave Hanoi.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
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