The Ho Chi Minh Trail was the main artery from northern Vietnam to battlefields in southern Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. It has a total length of nearly 20,000km, plus a “secret” route 3,140km long and 1,400km of petrol pipeline. The route played a decisive role in the victory over the US and for national liberation.
PSNews – The Binh Phuoc Provincial People’s Committee in May 11 in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a Nationwide Information Tour Program entitled “Truong Son – the Legendary Trail” to mark the 60th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Traditional Day of the Truong Son Army Corps (May 19, 1959-2019).
A range of activities will be held to mark the 60th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and traditional day of Truong Son soldiers (May 19), heard a press conference held by the Ministry of National Defence in Hanoi on April 3.