SST GCP HCMC 2013
Cu Chi Tunnel
Background information to the Vietnam War
Origins & cause of the war
Since Vietnam was under the French rule, the US decided to help them as they are allies. Furthermore, the US and french supports the government and so they decided to attack Vietnam as Vietnam are a communist society.
Who are the Viet Cong?
It is a Vietnamese word, belonging to or supporting the National Liberation Front of the nation formerly named South Vietnam.
How were the Cu Chi Tunnels used in the war?
The tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped to counter the growing American military effort.
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