VietNamNet Bridge – During the Vietnam War in the 1970s, the naval force shot down 118 American aircraft to defend cities and factories in northern Vietnam.
The exhibition “Sea, islands and naval soldiers – 50-year tradition” was held at the Museum of Quang Ngai provind on September 12-13, introducing historical pictures of Vietnam’s navy.
President Ho Chi Minh and naval soldiers on Van Hoa island in Quang Ninh province in 1962.
President Ho Chi Minh and a Russian guest traveled Ha Long Bay on Hai Lam boat.
A naval ship shot US aircraft to defend a power plant in Quang Ninh in April 1966.
During the US’ air and naval wars against north Vietnam in the 1970s, Vietnam’s navy
conducted 716 battles, shot down 118 aircraft to defend cities and factories.
Former Prime Minister, Pham Van Dong (middle) assigned a mission to captain Vo Nhan
Huan before Nhan’s ship carried weapon to the southern battlefield.
Loading cargo on a ship to transport to the southern battlefield.
Receiving weapon from the “No Number” crew, the southern liberation troop destroyed many
armored vehicles and two battalions in the Binh Gia campaign.
Hoisting the flag on Son Ca Island, in Truong Sa archipelago, in 1975.
High-ranking General Le Duc Anh, Minister of Defense, delivers speech at the
13th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Navy.
The exhibition welcomed many visitors on September 12.