Land of a Million Bombs, Plain of Jars, Laos

Author(s): Juliette Elisabeth O'Connor

Type: Photograph

Department: Department of International History

Exhibit no: 10

10 years of U.S. air surveillance missions and bombings between 1964-1973 have given Laos the tragic title of the most heavily bombed country, per head of population, in the history of warfare. The legacy of this war is still visible in the geographic landscape today.