Exhibition on General Vo Nguyen Giap to launch in Ha Noi

Update: 07:00 | 22/08/2021
An exhibition on the late General Vo Nguyen Giap opened in Ha Noi on August 20 on the occasion of his 110th birth anniversary (August 25) to honour the legendary general’s great contributions to the national liberation cause.
Nhiều loại ấn phẩm, sách báo viết về Đại tướng Võ Nguyễn Giáp được trưng bày triển lãm chuyên đề ''Vị tướng huyền thoại'' từ ngày 20/8. (Nguồn: TTXVN)
The exhibition introduces images and items on the general’s daily life and his sentiments toward people as well as international friends. (Photo: VNA)

The exhibition, held by the Vietnam Military History Museum in collaboration with the Museum of People’s Public Security, Military Library and the general’s family, introduce to visitors 200 document and photos, notably a secret dispatch handwritten by General Giap on April 7, 1975, urging military units to exert every effort to liberate the south of Viet Nam.

Through the exhibition, visitors have a chance to look back at the heroic revolutionary tradition of the Vietnam People's Army associated with General Giap - a loyal revolutionary soldier, an excellent and close disciple of President Ho Chi Minh and the “eldest brother” of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Besides, the exhibition also introduces images and items on the general’s daily life and his sentiments toward people as well as international friends.

General Vo Nguyen Giap, whose real name is Vo Giap (alias Van), was born in Loc Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, the central province of Quang Binh on August 25, 1911. He passed away in Ha Noi on October 4, 2013 at the age of 103.

He once served as a Politburo member, Secretary of the Central Military Commission, Standing Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defence, Commander-in-Chief of the Vietnamese People’s Army and a National Assembly deputy from the first to seventh tenures.

The General, whose military career starting with his appointment to lead the first Vietnamese revolutionary army unit with only 34 soldiers in 1944, led the Vietnamese people's army from victory to victory during the resistance war against French colonialists and then American imperialists.

Virtual exhibition on late General Vo Nguyen Giap to open this weekend

Virtual exhibition on late General Vo Nguyen Giap to open this weekend
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(Source: VNA)