The Rockpile

The Rockpile

The Rockpile coord|16|46|46|N|106|51|25|E|city (MGRS XD979559) is a rock outcropping near the former demilitarized zone of South Vietnam. Its relatively inaccessible location, reached only by helicopter, made it an important United States Army and Marine Corps artillery base.

ee also

* History of the United States Marine Corps
* List of United States Marine Corps installations


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