Historic Dien Bien Phu Victory through pictures – Visit Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien

Last update 15:18 | 08/05/2017
Historic Dien Bien Phu Victory through pictures

On May 7, 1954, the Dien Bien Phu Victory ended French colonial rule in Vietnam. 63 years later, Dien Bien Phu city, where the historic event took place, has underwent drastical changes.


On December 1953, the Party central committee and President Ho Chi Minh decided to begin the Dien Bien Phu campaign aiming at the French army headquarters base.
General Vo Nguyen Giap (second right) watched over the battle field for the last time before giving orders to begin the fight.


Vietnamese soldiers passed Muong Thanh Bridge to attack the centre of the base.


Vietnamese soldiers fought on Hill C.


Vietnamese soldiers pulled a rocket launcher into the battle field.


General Vo Nguyen Giap presented the People’s Army flag to outstanding units during the Dien Bien Phu campaign.


Raising the victory flag ​on top of the bunker of French General de Castries


General de Castries (centre) and French army staff officials at the base surrendered.


Captured French soldiers walked in lines after the battle


Nowaday Dien Bien Phu City


The local museum on the Dien Bien Phu Victory


A1 Hill (also called Eliane 2 by French troops) – the site of the most famous battle of Dien Bien Phu campaign – has become a  tourist attraction.


Muong Thanh Bridge today

A local street named after General Vo Nguyen Giap

VNA

Last update 17:43 | 10/05/2017
Visit Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien

 Muong Phang historical relic site, in Muong Phang commune, Dien Bien district, used to be the command post of the Dien Bien Phu Campaign, where General Vo Nguyen Giap commanded the campaign.


The Muong Phang Victory monument
The entrance of the tunnel under the mountain connecting the offices of General Vo Nguyen Giap and Deputy Chief of Staff  Hoang Van Thai


Hoang Cam kitchen in the relic site


The meeting room where conferences were held.


Tourists at the Muong Phang historical relic site


Tourists at the Muong Phang historical relic site


The tunnel where the information agency based.


The tent where General Vo Nguyen Giap used to live and work.


The tent where General Vo Nguyen Giap lived and worked as seen from outside.

VNA

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