Where is Vietnam?

I was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. The Division Area of Operation or AO was designated as I Corps. 4 Maps below to get you there. Why the maps? Because Geography matters.  Climate and geography LINK HERE

Map 1. shows where Vietnam is on the Global Map.

World Vietnam

 Map 2:  The Shortest flight path from the USA to Vietnam is 8,584 miles

USAVN Flight

Map 3: depicts the region of South East Asia at large and the arrow point to the specific part of Vietnam my unit worked in.Vietnam Regional

Map 4 Depicting the area the 101st Airborne was assigned to. The important features are the Firebases in the center (Birmingham, Veghel, and Bastogne) and of course the famous Ashau Valley where the Division saw significant combat.  (During my time in Vietnam–70-71 I never went into the Ashau on a mission.)101STAO

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