DMZ Vietnam – Demilitarized Zone

Khe Sanh battle - DMZ vietnam

Time pushed by, and the war got into many people’s memories. However, the proud of puss of the Vietnamese people and the anger is forever, we will be remembered in people’s mind in the country and all over the world, for that reason why we would like to open DMZ Vietnam tour for everyone who would like to know my country, who like Vietnam and Vietnamese people like our president uncle Ho said that: the country of Vietnam is only, the Vietnamese people is only, the river could dry, the mountain could effete. However, this truth is never changed”

DMZ map

DMZ Vietnam? What is DMZ? In 1954 Ho Chi Minh government in the north and the people, the colonial administration in the south agreed with the Genève aground signing. According to the agreement, Vietnam was divided into two parts at the 17 parallel: the north and the south

Hien Luong – Ben Hai river

Being normal and peaceful as many other places in central Vietnam, Hien Luong Ben Hai became famous and well known worldwide as soon as the US Army wanted to turn the south of Vietnam into its new colonial.

According to the agreement, the DMZ Vietnam has established along the Ben Hai River “its largest not more than 5km of each way from denomination time”

The DMZ was used as a buffer zone and to avoid conflicts that could re-trigger fighting. In the DMZ both sides were not allowed to allocate military for 21 years

Ben Hai River became a peaceful symbol of national division instead of a Temporary boundary.

Hien Luong bridge - Ben Hai river
Hien Luong bridge

When the country was divided the southern army painted a white line of 1 cm wide in the middle of the bridge.

Hien Luong Bridge was the symbol of the nation’s division as being a bridge. It should have functioned as the connecting point between the two parts of the country

During 12 years (1954 – 1955) this area was the place to appeared the violation of northern and the southern army with the fight of the soul of the loudspeaker, the race in the methods of demonstration and propaganda

Vinh Moc tunnel

This is a typical construction of the village tunnels in Vinh Linh, Vinh Moc is a village located on a basaltic – sand hill by the sea. During the fight against America for national reunification, Vinh Moc was not only the front of the north but also the food store where with 2000 days and nights in the tunnel, the miracles of people here ware brightened, they didn’t passively suffer the bombing they organize to fight against the enemy to transport supplies of food, ammunition medicine… got its full meaning with where it never suppress the people here

“do not cry on the difficult fate as is a seed; there will be a tree”

Quang Tri citadel

The citadel and Town were rewarded A hero of around fences by the government, to wait for such a glorious fend, thousands of our soldiers and people of the country in general and a way the in particularly had sacrificed.

Quang Tri Citadel the bright green grass of the citadel is vivified by the lives of the soldiers: “every square of lured was paid by a meter of blood”

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Ta con airfield visits the ancient battle filed Khe Sanh on the historic road linking with Laos and historic sites such as the Rockpile, the Ho Chi Minh trail, and Ta Con airfield.

Rock pile

Rockpile is a solitary rock outcropping north of route 9. Its relatively inaccessible location, reach only by helicopter

Ho Chi Minh trails

Ho Chi Minh trail was a vital north-south route for the North Vietnamese to move supplies, trips, and munitions to their fighter in the south

It was never just one trail but actually a shifting network of multiple trails over a swath of kilometers wide, often weaving in and out of neigh outing Laos

Khe Sanh combat base

Khe Sanh battle

Symbol of strength and aptitude of the Vietnamese army and people – Modern weapons if American.

Ta con Airfield – airstrip each hell of the American troop in Vietnamese. There is a famous phrase of general Giap: “each local people is a soldier, each village is a fortress” from younger ones to older people, both of them are soldiers, to fare the US army to protect their village.

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