Khe Sanh

Khe Sanh is the district capital of Hướng Hoá District, Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam, located 63 km west of Đông Hà. During the Vietnam War, the Khe Sanh Combat Base was located to the north of the city.

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Huong Hoa District
... The district capital lies at Khe Sanh ... It was the site of the Battle of Khe Sanh in early-1968, one of the bloodiest engagements of the Vietnam War ... Khe Sanh was the location of a US Marine base, so it was often attacked by Vietcong guerrillas as well as North Vietnamese regulars It consists of two towns, Khe Sanh the district seat, and Lao ...
Battle Of Kham Duc - Aftermath
... forces, described by one historian as "a Khe Sanh in reverse." Unlike the previous fight at Khe Sanh, the application of American airpower "averted a massacre" but could not prevent the North ... may have been influenced at a higher command level by the events of Battle of Khe Sanh in 1968, which were subjected to intense media comparison with the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu ...
Born In The U.S.A. (song) - Themes
... recordings or live shows, the word brother is replaced with buddy) I had a brother at Khe Sanh Fighting off the Viet Cong They're still there, he's all gone He had a woman he loved in ... Khe Sanh thus became one of the media symbols of the futility of the whole war effort in the States ...
Mc Namara Line - 1968
... end of the barrier stretching across South Vietnam from Khe Sanh through the special forces camp at Lang Vei was attacked by the multiple North Vietnamese divisions ... The special forces camp at Lang Vei was overrun and Khe Sanh was placed under siege for seventy seven days ... General Abrams newly appointed as US commander in South Vietnam ordered Khe Sanh and the surrounding area to be abandoned ...