Photos of General Vo Nguyen Giap visiting Dien Bien Phu Battlefield

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From April 17-20, 2004, General Vo Nguyen Giap made a visit to Dien Bien Battlefield, where he had commanded the army and people to make historic victory that “resounded throughout the five continents and was world-shaking”.
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NDO – Fifty years after the global-shaking victory of Dien Bien Phu, General Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-2013) returned the Dien Bien Phu battlefield in June 2004. The visit brought about touching emotions for the General, who was warmly welcomed by local residents in Dien Bien Province.

Nhan Dan Online introduces readers to several photos featuring the General’s activities during the visit.

The legendary general was warmly welcomed by soldiers and people.

General Vo Nguyen Giap recalled his memories from he had been in Dien Bien five decades ago.

General Giap visited the A1 Hill martyrs’ cemetery.

General Giap visited the headquarters of the Dien Bien Phu campaign in Muong Phang Commune, where he had made important decisions that led to the historic Dien Bien Phu victory.

General Vo Nguyen Giap’s autograph.

General Giap at the memorial site on Doc Lap (Independence) Hill.

Photos: Nguyen Dinh Toan