DMZ Vietnam – Demilitarized Zone

Khe Sanh battle - DMZ vietnam

Time pushed by, war got into memories. However, the proud of puss of Vietnamese people and the angry is forever, we will remember in people’s mind in the country and all over the world, for that reason why we would like to opened 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, river could dry, 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 colonial administration in the south agreed 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 the central Vietnam, Hien Luong Ben Hai became famous and well known worldwide as soon as the US Army and wanted to turn he south of Vietnam into its new colonial.

According to the agreement, the DMZ Vietnam 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 during 21 years

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

Hien Luong bridge - Ben Hai river

Hien Luong Bridge: When the country was divide 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 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 the us and southern army with the fight of soul of loud speaker, the race in the methods of demonstration and propaganda

Vinh moc tunnel – a typical construction of the village tunnels in Vinh Linh, Vinh Moc is a village locates a basaltic – sand hill by the sea. During the fight against American for nation 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, aammunition 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 was rewarded A hero of around fences by the government, to waited such a glorious fend, thousands of our solders and people of country in general and a way the in particularly had sacrificed.

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

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Ta con airfield visit he ancient battle filed Khe Sanh on the historic road of linking with Laos and historic sites such as the Rock pile, the Ho Chi Minh trail, Ta Con airfield.

Rock pile

Rock pile a solitary rock out cropping north of route 9. Its relatively inaccessible location, reach only by hhelicopter

Ho Chi Minh trails 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 trails 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 an aptitude of Vietnamese army and people – Modern weapons if American.

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

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