tank 843 - victory - fall of saigon - war - vietnam


Victorious tank 843 - probably a Soviet-built T-54.­ (Army Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam)

The first tank to bust through South Vietnam's Presidential Palace during the liberation of Saigon from the US occupation on April 30, 1975.­

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Nguyen Tri Phuong, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam

Photos of American tanks, other war vehicles and unexploded ordnance (bombs) used during the Vietnam war and the "secret Laos war" (Laos civil war).­

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.