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Legend of the, Ho Chi Minh trail

The Legend of the Ho Chi Minh trail, there are few brand names to match that of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the secret, shifting, network of deep jungle tracks that led to the Victory for Vietnam war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bombie casing, fence along the Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

 

500 lb bombs under the porch at Ban Phanop Jan 2012,
Known in the business as a “quick strike mine”.
These bombs are fused with magnetic trip mechanism, MK30 mod 0 arming device, designed to be dropped into rivers acting as mines, or detonate by the magnetic signatures of vehicles,when a tank or truck rolls past! These were often fitted with high-drag “Snakeye” tailfins used for low-altitude release
“Please treat with care and do not roll, tumble or drop”
Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Vietnamese truck on the Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

Contact the Don at, Espritdemer@hotmail.com

Legend of the, Ho Chi Minh trail

The Legend of the Ho Chi Minh trail, there are few brand names to match that of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the secret, shifting, network of deep jungle tracks that led to the Victory for Vietnam war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bombie casing, fence along the Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

 

500 lb bombs under the porch at Ban Phanop Jan 2012,
Known in the business as a “quick strike mine”.
These bombs are fused with magnetic trip mechanism, MK30 mod 0 arming device, designed to be dropped into rivers acting as mines, or detonate by the magnetic signatures of vehicles,when a tank or truck rolls past! These were often fitted with high-drag “Snakeye” tailfins used for low-altitude release
“Please treat with care and do not roll, tumble or drop”
Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Vietnamese truck on the Ho Chi Minh trail

 

 

 

 

Contact the Don at, Espritdemer@hotmail.com

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