Fifteen kilometres northeast of Tay Ninh, Nui Ba Den rises m above the rice paddies, corn, cassava manioc and rubber plantations of the surrounding countryside. Over the centuries it has served as a shrine for various peoples of the area, including the Khmer, Cham, Vietnamese and Chinese, and there are several interesting cave temples here.
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These mountains are named after the 5 elements; Kim metal , Thuy water , Moc wood , Hoa fire and Tho earth. I had taken sporadic fire before but was totally unprepared for the amount of fire we received flying into the LZ. When low-ceilinged clouds blanket the floor of Tay Ninh province and rain slashes across it's rice paddies, helicopters will be landing in clear weather on top of Nui Ba Den.
Significant Peaks In Vietnam
An American General inspecting the mountain camp questioned the construction of the bunkers but was told the bunkers were for the CIDG and not Americans. It was noted in one of the AAR interviews that the night before the attack there was suspected movement noticed in the front of bunkers 14 and Vietnam from ceasefire to capitulation PDF.