Structures Cu Chi Tunnels

The process of taking the Party ‘s anniversary date (3 months 2) start . According to the blueprint , the tunnels are built based on previous experience , by creating a well kept about 16m diameter 0.6 m , 3 m deep , the mouth of the adjacent eyelid . From the bottom of deep wells drilled picks used to create tunnels with 50cm width , 80cm height . Tunnels in the corner of the last fight , has followed from the tunnel to the other tunnel into the continuum is a very scientific calculations . So there are short cuts , with parallel sections , intersection , under the paragraph above , within crooked , winding , extending to over 100 kilometers .

Structures Cu Chi Tunnels

 The confluence or coming into the mouth tunnel , tunnel narrowing , sometimes to crawl or creep into the mouth tunnel . The intersection of the tunnels have special safety latch . Fasteners is a piece of wood , long spikes or rubber block is 40cm long wire diameter . To seal the tunnels just tug rope , rubber knots , or log sealed road will narrow tunnels . Safety latches to prevent enemy use tear gas or water pump poison into the tunnel .

The mouth of the tunnel is a special structure , often very sophisticated mix of bushes , termite mound , just the right size to get into a 30cm x 40cm . Hatches are 10cm thick piece of wood , the grass strip , just shoot tunnel mouth . These vents are created by 45o oblique lines , hiding in the bushes hard to detect . At the tunnel mouth down , anti- trap sometimes , a plank crossing , as set booby traps . The stranger walked up , immediately fell down traps .

 Cu Chi Tunnels divided into 3 zones : Zone center for senior officers . Area right of tunnels and underground office meetings . Area left of the battalion stationed where Glory ( defense team ) . The highlight of the tunnels in Phu My Hung is the sound of underground tunnels . The basement office building , healthcare , logistics , muscle weakness , art … the focus Hoang Cam kitchen eastern creek area called Thai Thai tangerine orchards . Each tunnel spaced 50 to 70 meters , about the size of a square from 3 m to 3.5 m . Tunnels connect the tunnel is often a key ders and protection .

Tunnel in the center is described as one of the wonders of the tunnel Phu My Hung . There are tunnels of the committee work , and Deputy Commander Command , the committee and the conference cellar . Each tunnel about 400 to 500 meters apart , interconnected by tunnels . All the tunnels are built in the area of solid -phase soil gravel , close lid of his two garden : Two Sacks and Eight Cut . First conceived as a cellar hole , par 2m , 3.5 m wide , 3.5 m deep ( including the tunnel roof 1.8 m above the ground ) .

Tunnel roof is made of concrete drop horizontal momentum , then completely fill the above. In the basement , the two walls are load-bearing truss -shaped tree can have five . Some tunnels are waterproof cement plaster . Tunnel mouth usually connected through a tunnel checkpoints . From here , the tunnels have forked fork . A long tunnel leads to special edge and bear up the Saigon River in the holly bush . When there is effective security , boat across the river to receive special guests will be on the basis Thanh Tuyen ( across the river in Binh Duong Saigon ) .

The tunnel in the center have the same structure and format are the separate tunnels with tunnels to cope especially when dangerous situations . During tunnel shelters in Phu My Hung , comrade senior leaders often visited the tunnels off , conversations with people in the village as well as his family and Eight Cut two newspapers . Left the immediate area of the room announced Glory battalion with less number of tunnels , underground structures such common administrative , size 3m x 3.5 m . A solid battle lines forming a protective arc center is a system of alternating trenches fighting emplacements .

Deep trenches from 1.2 m to 1.4 m , 0.5 m horizontally , running on terrain ders and fighting techniques and broken or followed the fight mound . Pros use fire fighting aircraft of 3m diameter circular ditch surrounding the mound higher than the person in the middle . The gunner has placed mounds used guns , just as an obstacle , running around the mound hiding shoot enemy planes . There is fighting pit mounds contain from 3 to 5 people . The gunner layout multifaceted fight . In the Cu Chi tunnels are a parallel trenches layout roads 6 more dock fighter , equipped to trick the enemy firepower , lure the enemy , the enemy intercept and destroy the enemy . In addition, four of the tunnel Phu My Hung ( Phu Hiep grounds ) has four information stations , alarm , equipped with modern machinery.

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