October 30

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Vietnam War

Oct 30, 1970:

Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam

Fighting in the five northern-most provinces comes to a virtual halt as the worst monsoon rains in six years strikes the region. The resultant floods killed 293 people and left more than 200,000 homeless.

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    Vietnam in HD DVD Set

    Their story is in danger of being lost to history. This six-hour miniseries spans the massive initial troop build-up in 1965 to the fall of Saigon a decade later.