QUITE TRUE, MANY PLACES IN VIETNAM ARE NOT HABITABLE BECAUSE OF THE UNEXPLODED WAR MUNITIONS THERE, A WAR CRIME.
US Democracy Facade, Daniel Hellinger and Dennis Judd, p210
From 1965 to 1975, the U.S....the war , The 14,392,302 tons of explosives (more than used against Japan in the Second World War) left more than 25 million craters in a country smaller than the state of California and reduced all North Vietnamese cities south of Hanoi to rubble. More than 400,000 tons of napalm and 19 million gallons of herbicides (including 11 million gallons of Agent Orange) were used to destroy the croplands and half the forests in the country. Some 58,655 U.S. troops were killed. More than 2,000,000 Vietnameseone-ninth of the populationwere killed.