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Khe Sanh. The road was closed, so the only way they got supplies, reinforcements and air defense was by air.

Khe Sanh. The road was closed, so the only way they got supplies, reinforcements and air defense was by air. | Vietnam Battles: Khe Sanh | Pinterest ...

29 Feb 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- 2/29/1968-Khe Sanh, South Vietnam: A load of supplies is parachuted into the beleaguered U.S. Marine stronghold at ...

Khe Sanh. The road was closed, so the only way they got supplies, reinforcements and air defense was by air. | Vietnam Battles: Khe Sanh | Pinterest ...

Aftermath of the first day at the Siege of Khe Sanh. Checking out the remains of a supply tent. Photo courtesy of the National Archives ~ Vietnam War

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An American 1st Air Cavalry helicopter airlifts supplies into a Marine outpost during Operation Pegasus,

USAF C-130 doing a LAPES (Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System) as the load is about to hit the runway surface at Khe Sanh.

Khe Sanh Artillery

Photo of the Khe Sanh Combat Base, February 1968. Photo taken from a medevac…

Aerial view of the entrenched camp of Khe Sanh, 1968.

Khe Sanh Combat Base

Besides Khe Sanh Combat Base there was an actual village of Khe Sanh, which sat

Khe Sanh Marine Snipers

Khe Sanh Combat Base

Khe Sanh. The road was closed, so the only way they got supplies, reinforcements and air defense was by air. | Vietnam Battles: Khe Sanh | Pinterest ...

What's left of a CH-53 at the Siege of Khe Sanh. 22February68.

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The Siege of Khe Sanh

Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam: Gregg Jones: 9780306823725: Amazon.com: Books

Bomb craters on a Khe Sanh area hill side. The air warriors made life hazardous

I regret missing the Truong Son National Cemetery but Chris and I stumbled on a different national cemetery later in our travels.

Some of Bravo's digs at Khe Sanh. 4March1968. Photo by Corporal Hale. Thanks

Not the worst place to break down…

... EBOOK THE BATTLE FOR KHE SANH *** Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Brian Wilcox and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net

Vietnam – DMZ Tour – Part 1: Ho Chi Minh Trail, Highway 9 & Khe Sanh Combat Base

... 6342-3 Map of Khe Sanh Area | by manhhai

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John Olson ©Stars and Stripes South Vietnam, March, A truck brings supplies dropped from a transport plane to besieged Marines during the battle at the Khe ...

04 Apr Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- Khe Sanh, South Vietnam- First Cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route ...

Marines lay down smoke to guide airstrikes near Khe Sanh in February 1967 and then scurry for cover. (AP Photo/Joe Holloway)

Damaged USAF Lockheed C-130 Hercules near the flightline at Khe Sanh, during Vietnam War.

Special Delivery to Navy Sea Bees at Marine base Khe Sanh 1967

A village that was once a quiet coffee farming community was eventually razed to the ground and completely abandoned by American and Allied forces like it ...

Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam: Gregg Jones: 9780306823725: Amazon.com: Books

The final evacuation of Khe Sanh base complex. circa 1 July 1968

English: US Marines in action during during the Battle of Khe Sanh.

From Khe Sanh it's a smooth roll down a long hill to the Da Krong Bridge (why I didn't get a picture of the actual bridge I don't know), but any rate; ...

Khe Sanh Combat Base Museum

Khe Sanh Combat Base Entrance Sign

A camouflaged C-130 transport plane drops supplies over the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, as it tries to gain altitude before North ...

A KC-130 aircraft air drops supplies to the beleagured Khe Sanh Combat Base on

Battle of Khe Sanh Vietnam Bombing Runs B 52 [Full Documentary]

A C-130 delivering supplies with LAPES.

Near Khe Sanh. This was the first time on our trip that we'd

Based on this experience, I have compiled a list of what I consider to be some of the greatest riding roads in Vietnam.

There is a road under there, honest! Notice how I ...

Passing a zebu; one of a dozen times or more that we dodged cattle on

Burned out tent at Khe Sanh. Photo courtesy of Mac McNeeley.

Looking Out From a Bunker at Khe Sanh Combat Base

Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division moving towards Khe Sanh Combat Base during Operation Pegasus.

3rd Marine Division Vietnam War. Khe Sahn Base.

BATTLE OF KHE SANH: THEN AND NOW

Bravo Marines fire 60mm mortars from the front lines of Khe Sanh Combat Base in February. “

Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Western Ho Chi Minh Road, Vietnam

... Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Trail

Tiếng Việt: Khe Sanh

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My photo of the Rockpile today, as I headed to Khe Sanh along Highway 9

Looks like view from a nice home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The hill near the skyline, about 2km away, is 881N. The right image is same view about 15 ...

Several C-130s and C-123's were were destroyed on Khe Sanh's airstrip while attempting to bring in the supplies required to 'Hold Khe Sanh.

Khe Sanh Map

In all, B-52s flew over 2,500 missions on Khe Sanh. Khe Sanh was, in the words of General Westmoreland; “the first time in history where a siege of that ...

5th April Today we continue south along Highway One, before turning inland towards the Laos border. We pass the Dong Loc intersection, (a main junction for ...

The First Battle of Khe Sahn

My account of a guided DMZ Vietnam tour booked in Hue, incl. Rockpile,

Blogger Ken Rodgers at Khe Sanh just before the siege began in January 1968. Photo courtesy of Michael E. O'Hara.

By April 7th, elements of the relief force finally made it to the Khe Sanh Combat Base. The 1st Cavalry Division, the Marines, and the ARVN now needed to ...

A C130 Hercules transport taxis down runway with a load of combat essential supplies as fires

Lang Vei Special forces Camp was located on the Tcepone River and very close to the Laotian border. The scale shows that the distance from Lang Vei to KSCB ...

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Those who served on Hill 881-South and patrolled from it (mainly the different line commies of 1/26, and perhaps some from 3/26) are the ones who might also ...

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khe Sanh Village

The Gunpowder Prince: How Marine Corps Captain Mirza Munir Baig Saved Khe Sanh by [

Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, March 1968: U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Theodore Rutkowski of

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Marines under fire head for a helicopter at Khe Sanh in April 1968. (Getty

Second Battle of Khe Sanh Part I

The valley was really nice riding: a very quiet road, scenic and dotted with occasional villages.

View looking down on the Quang Tri River Valley where Route 9 ran. Photo by

... for our day was to explore the sites of those bases without loosing any body parts. Departing Hue, we headed up Rt. 1 to Dong Ha, a Marine supply base ...

In ...

Route 9 to Khe Sanh

The Ho Chi Minh Road, Khe Ghat to Tan Ap, Vietnam

Khe Sanh Chinook

The small military museum at the Khe Sahn Combat Base. Very pretty setting.

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The Khe Sanh Combat Base was completely evacuated. Both sides declared victory, but in reality, not much had changed. The NVA and the US continued to fight ...