US Bombing of Laos 1965-1973 Part 2: The Movie

Using STIS (Space Time Intelligence System) from TerraSeer, I was able to make this animated movie of all US bombing events in Laos from 1965-1973. Dots are sized proportional to the total pounds of explosives dropped.

Note what happens when you get to about 1970.

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About Pete Larson

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Nagasaki University Institute for Tropical Medicine

5 responses to “US Bombing of Laos 1965-1973 Part 2: The Movie”

  1. Luis-Sama says :

    Pete, this was horrible. 1972 was specially horrible.

  2. Pete Larson says :

    It was all horrible, but became unbelievably worse in 1970.

  3. Sherry Harbert says :

    You have created an incredible animation of the impact of the bombing of Laos. I am working with a team that hopes to produce a documentary about Laos. Would this animation be available? Please email me with any questions you have. Thanks.
    Also: your blog is truly impressive and informative.

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