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Never-published pictures of Legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap

VietNamNet Bridge – 101 photos featuring the daily life of General Vo Nguyen Giap by journalist-photographer Tran Tuan are now on the first-ever display at an exhibition in Hanoi celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army.

The exhibition opened at 45 Trang Tien on December 21. Tran Tuan is a journalist of the Vietnam News Agency, a member of the Vietnamese Photographers’ Association who has taken photos for General Vo Nguyen Giap since 1975.

The legendary general does morning exercises on the beach of Vung Tau city.

General Vo Nguyen Giap met with former US Secretary of Defense

McNamara at the Government Guest House (1997).

General Vo Nguyen Giap and Mr. Le Gian (former director of the Police

General Department from 1946-1954) at General Giap’s 90th birthday.

General Vo Nguyen Giap paid a compliment to Mrs. Nguyen Thi Vinh,

108, whose family deserved credit for the country in 1996.

General Vo Nguyen Giap talked with Nguyen Hung, a horse tender –

soldier in the Viet Bac base in the past.

Thai ethnic girls welcome General Vo Nguyen Giap’s return to

the old battlefield after half of a century.

General Vo Nguyen Giap and Heroic Mother Vo Thi Hoi (1996).

The general waits for a train at Geneva station (September 21 1996).

A white camellia tree in the front yard of General Vo Nguyen Giap’s house at 30 Hoang Dieu.

General Vo Nguyen Giap and former Party Chief Le Kha Phieu at his home in 2000.

General Vo Nguyen Giap takes photo with veterans of Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung district in 1999.

General Vo Nguyen Giap talks with writer-colonel Huu Mai at the Tan Trao Museum (1995).

General Vo Nguyen Giap reads Selected Works of Ho Chi Minh

General Vo Nguyen Giap and his friend – Professor Tran Van Giau.

At Geneva Lake, Switzerland (1996).

General Giap visits Ngoc Ha relic.

After visiting the Cu Chi tunnels, the general takes a nap under bamboos (1996).

With two assistants Nguyen Tam and Trinh Nguyen Huan.

The General gets his hair cut at No. 11 Phan Dinh Phung.

The General met with Heroic Mother Nguyen Thi Quang (1996).

General Vo Nguyen Giap and his friends, relatives at his home.

The general listens to the report about the construction of Dien Bien Phu Victory Statue in 2004.

General Vo Nguyen Giap and veterans.

The General does morning exercise during his holiday in Vung Tau (1996).

An old farmer presents the General with a dish of banh troi (traditional rice cake)

when he paid a visit to Hat Mon temple in Ha Tay (1995).

The General at the Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument in 2004.

On the Muong Thanh (Dien Bien Phu) bridge.

The General in Geneva.

He was warmly welcomed by the Geneva Governor in September 1996.

Painter Le Duy Ung portrays the General.

 Photographer Tran Tuan.