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|Binh Thuy Air Base is a former South Vietnamese Air Force and United States Air Force base located near the city of Can Tho in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. It is approximately seventy (70) miles/(120) Kilometers southwest of Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon.|
Today it is being redeveloped as TrÓ Nˇc Airport (IATA: VCAICAO: VVCT). The airport was expected to open by 2008.
|Old planes left over from the Vietnam war sitting next to the Ho Chi Minh City international airport.||09/17/2007||1,438|
|The East West road is the route 9 from Thailand to Vietnam. From this viewpoint to the east it is just 40 km to the Vietnamese border, where the De-Militarized-Zone (17th paralell) was. The Ho-Chi-Minh trail started from North Vietnam into Laos, crossed the road #9 at Xepone and moved south on a network of paths through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam. This smalltown received more tons of ...||07/30/2005||931|
|Bien Hoa Air Base is a Vietnam People's Air Force (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from Saigon near the city of Bien Hoa within Dong Nai Province.|
During the Vietnam Wars (1955-1975), the base was used by the Republic of Vietnam Air Force Force (VNAF). The United States used it as a major bas...
|The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national war memorial located in Washington, D.C., that honors members of the U.S. armed forces who served in the Vietnam War.||05/25/2007||1,222|
|The famous China Beach near Danang, Vietnam, where G.I.s where taken for a break during the Vietnam war.||08/17/2005||822|
Vietnamese: Tổng C˘ng ty HÓng kh˘ng Việt Nam) is the national flag carrier of Vietnam, and was established as a state enterprise in April 1989.
Vietnam Airlines Corporation was subsequently formed in 1993, after bringing together several service companies. The company is overseen by a seven-seat management...
|About 31 miles from shore is a drilling platform in Vietnam. ||12/09/2007||640|
|A building on the sea called Johnson South Reef or Chigua Reef is a reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. It is contiguous with Vietnam-occupied Collins Reef which lies 4 miles (6 km) away northwest. Naturally above water only at low tide, but some sources say that many rocks are above water at high tide. This is the site of Johnson South Reef Skirmish in 1988, fought by China and...||02/14/2009||744|
|The famous Ha Long Bay (Baie d'Along) in Vietnam (Wikipedia link). Also known as Halong Bay. |
Halong Bay has been the setting for local naval battles against Vietnam's coastal neighbours. On three occasions in the labyrinth of channels between the islands the Vietnamese army stopped the Chinese from landing. In 1288 General Tran Hung Dao stopped Mongol ships from sailing up the nearby Ba...
|The airport is located just south-east of the city center. It's very close to the city center. It's a small airport.|
Runway: 29/11 4928ft. 1500m.
|The My Lai Massacre was a massacre committed by 120 U.S. soldiers on at least 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians, mostly women and children, on March 16, 1968, in the hamlet of My Lai, during the Vietnam War. |
It prompted widespread outrage around the world and reduced American support at home for the war in Vietnam. The massacre is also known as the Song My Massacre.
A memorial at ...