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Sarge Firebase

Sarge Firebase

As we drove west along Route 9 towards the Laotion border, the tour guide pointed out several mountains where the tree line comes to a sudden and abrupt ending near the top. These were the sites of so called "firebases" - relatively small outposts where the Americans set up their heavy cannons to provide artillery support to ground forces dozens of kilometers away. This particular mountain was once home to Sarge Firebase.

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