Vietnam Independence Day in photos

By Ngoc Thanh   September 2, 2020 | 11:31 am GMT+7
Seventy five years ago, on September 2, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence to establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
Vietnam Independence Day in photos

A printout of the Declaration of Independence of Vietnam used by Ho Chi Minh. It is also kept at the Vietnam National Museum of History.

Vietnam Independence Day in photos

Ho Chi Minh (hat in hand) steps down from the podium after finishing his speech.

Vietnam Independence Day in photos

Ho Chi Minh with General Vo Nguyen Giap, commander of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Vietnam Independence Day in photos

Women guerrillas come to the ceremony from the battlefield.

Vietnam Independence Day in photos

Saigon students line up on September 2, 1945 to celebrate the Independence Day.

Vietnam Independence Day in photos

Soldiers and civilians in the central province of Quang Ngai listen to the Declaration of Independence on the radio.

Photos courtesy of the Ho Chi Minh Museum, the Vietnam National Museum of History, the Vietnam Military History Museum and VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh.

 
 
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