communist war efforts in South Vietnam depended heavily on the flow of troops, equipment, and supplies. The troops and most of the supplies moved through a major route named “Ho Chi Minh trail.” The route was long, and slow-moving. It normally took three to six months to for a truck, barge, ox cart, or a bicycle to reach their destination. Nevertheless, the route meet the high demands of the logistical support.
After the Vietnam War, the United States tried to punish Vietnam for the losses suffered