Historical pictures of Saigon’s liberation day

April 30, 2011

LookAtVietnam – Tanks ran at lightning speed to the gateway of Saigon, liberation troops surrounded the Tan Son Nhat Airport… are among historical photos displayed at the exhibition to celebrate the 36th anniversary of the liberation of south Vietnam (30/4/1975).

In late March 1975, Mr. Le Duc Tho went from the north to the south with Mr. Pham Hung

and General Van Tien Dung to direct the campaign to liberate Saigon.

Soldiers belonging to the forces called “suburban political struggling” in the campaign to liberate Saigon.

Soldiers of the Saigon-Gia Dinh forces in the campaign to liberate Saigon in April 1975.

The land forces and tanks moved at lightning speed to the liberate

Xuan Loc and break the eastern gateway of Saigon.

Liberation troops attacked the Tan Son Nhat Airport on April 30 1975.

Employees of the US Embassy fled from Saigon.

Liberation troops hoisted the flag of the National Liberation Front

on the Thu Ngu flagpole on the Saigon riverbank.

Sai Gon – Gia Dinh people attended the meeting to celebrate the country’s unification on May 15 1975.


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