Ho Chi Minh Trail – Route Overview

Ho Chi Minh Trail – Route Overview

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Ho Chi Minh Trail - Route Overview, Vietnam Blog | 6 comments

Ho Chi Minh Trail – Route Overview

(Click on the above image to see the full scale map) The original Ho Chi Minh Trail was a dirt track that the North Vietnamese used to move supplies, often by bicycle or Ox-drawn carts, from Hanoi down to the battles in the South during the Vietnam war. Over time the trail evolved to a point where in the dry season a truck could drive the entire trail and be completely under natural or man made camouflage for the entire journey. Quite the feat of engineering especially given the Yanks dumped more bombs on the trail than were dropped during the...

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