With the aim to celebrate 105th Birthday of General Vo Nguyen Giap (25/8/1911-25/8/2016), the National Library of Viet Nam opened a Documentary gallery conveying the following contents: General Vo Nguyen Giap with the resistance against France and the battle of Dien Bien Phu; General Vo Nguyen Giap with the resistance against America and the construction of socialism; General Vo Nguyen Giap – the legendary human being.
More than 400 documents of books, newspapers and magazines are displayed mentioning various aspects, fields of the life and career of General which includes many memoirs; chronicles with profound studies about General and are published in newspapers, magazines along with the 1.000 page thick books of many authors and publishers. Particularly, these military-political memoirs, essays of General will help readers better understand about General Vo Nguyen Giap, his personality and great dedication in his fighting career - a national hero being loved and admired by people throughout the country and international friends.
The Gallery is open until 5th September 2016 at the Books Reading Room (3rd Floor, Building D), the National Library of Viet Nam, 31 Trang Thi Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
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