Before the Tet offensive
in 1968 NVA siege the American base Khe Sanh. One of the reasons was that
NVA wanted to draw the attention away from the movements around the cities.
Today there isn't much left of the old base, just a small museum that
tells us about the Vietnamese version of the battle.
here to see my pictures from Khe Sanh in 2005
My father next to a 105mm Howitzer, still pointing towards the surounding
hills. Behind the canon you can see a monument.
are still visible in the middle of the old flightstrip.
the museum you could "borrow" a M-16.
"Rockpile" a mountain along route 9. This was a observasionpost