Sep 04, 2020 / 16:25

Understanding Vietnam's independence at exhibition in Ho Chi Minh Museum

The Hanoitimes - The exhibition takes place at the Ho Chi Minh Museum until the end of December 31.

More than 200 documents and pictures are being displayed at the exhibition themed “Vietnam – Independence – Self-reliance” held at the Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi on the ocassion of the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution and the National Day (September 2).

The exhibition is divided into five parts: Road to Independence and Freedom; Resistance War and National Construction (1945 – 1954); Building Socialism in the Wartime (1954 – 1975); National Reconstruction and the Defense of the Socialist Fatherland (1975-1986); Innovation, Integration and Development (1986 – 2020).
The exhibition is organized chronologically, starting with a photographic display on the Vietnamese society in the late 19th century and early 20th century, when the French colonialists attacked the port city of Danang, opening the invasion of Vietnam on August 31, 1858.
The Vietnamese people seized power through the General Uprising in Hanoi and Saigon in 1945.
On September 2, 1945, at Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, President Ho Chi Minh read the "Declaration of Independence", giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
On May 7, 1954, the Vietnamese Army defeated the French expeditionary forces at the historic Dien Bien Phu campaign, ending nine years of the resistance war against the French invasion.
Member of the Hanoi – Hue – Saigon Cooperative during the Labor Day for the South, January 3, 1968.
President Ho Chi Minh visited Gia Lam Railway and Wagon Factory, Hanoi in 1955. Here, he asked workers to promote the revolutionary tradition of the factory, strive to build the North and support the struggle of the people in the South for national reunification.
One visitor is watching the archived photos at the exhibition.
After the reunification of the country, the Vietnamese Army and people continued fighting to protect the national border in the Southwest and the North.
Photos: VnExpress