General Giap

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 VietNamNet Bridge – Millions of people in Viet Nam admire late General Vo Nguyen Giap as one of the greatest figures in the nation's history. He is not only a talented military leader but also someone imbued

VN documentaries to screen in US

 VietNamNet Bridge – The New York-based Institute for Vietnamese Culture and Education (IVCE) will screen several documentaries on Viet Nam at universities in the United States next month.

Rise in number of tourists visiting Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 1.5 million visitors arrived in central Quang Binh Province for its cavern system and burial site of General Giap in the first five months of the year.

Memorable trip to a historic battlefield

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen My Ha reports from the scene of the Dien Bien Phu battle, 60 years later. Filled with scenic landscapes and country-style food, her road trip also offered insight into the momentous historic occasion.

General Giap movie crowdsources funding

 VietNamNet Bridge – A documentary on General Vo Nguyen Giap being made with direct donations in cash and kind from the public has so far raised VND500 million (US$24,000), producers say.

General Giap leaves lasting legacy

VietNamNet Bridge – General Vo Nguyen Giap, the legendary war hero of Viet Nam and also famously referred in the West as the "Red Napoleon" passed away on October 4, 2013 in a military hospital in Ha Noi.

From the archives: A message from General Giap

 I was in the US National Archives, examining a file about the "Deer Team", which the OSS dropped by parachute into Viet Bac in northern Viet Nam at the end of World War II [on July 16, 1945].