First Indochina War

The First Indochina War (1946-1954)

Following France’s fall to Germany in June 1940, the Japanese…

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January 1975: Nguyễn Ðức Thọ Documents Defences in Hai Phong and Hạ Long

After years of aerial and naval bombardment by US aircraft…

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Spring 1972: Communist Guerrillas Begin the Easter Offensive

Background In the spring of 1972, communist guerrillas launched the…

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July 1971: Phạm Đỗ Đồng Sketches in An Giang Province

Like other artists such as Nguyễn Thanh Châu, Phạm Đỗ Đồng…

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March 1971: Nguyễn Ðức Thọ and Operation Lam Sơn 719

In March 1971, Nguyễn Ðức Thọ – much like artist Bùi Quang…

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October-December 1970: Phạm Đỗ Đồng’s Portraits of Guerrilla Commandos in South Vietnam

Immediately after leaving the Vietnam Fine Arts College, Phạm Đỗ…

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January 1969: Lê Minh Trường on the Hồ Chí Minh Trail in the Trường Sơn Mountains

PhotographerLê Minh Trường was one of the most venerated photographers…

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September 1962: Nguyễn Thanh Minh’s Assignment to the Painting Division of the Cultural Department in Tây Bắc

After leaving the Vĩnh Lợi revolutionary base in Bình Dương…

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May 1961: Formation of the Central Executive Committee of the People’s Revolutionary Party

The Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN), loosely translated from…

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