Exhibition on US troops landing in Danang

(VOV) -An exhibition has been held in the central city of Danang as part of activities marking the upcoming 40th anniversary of the city’s liberation (1975-2015).

The event displayed more than 150 materials, objects and pictures about the urban movement during the war against American imperialists.

The event, The exhibition consists of three section with the first one highlighting historic moments since the US marines began landing on XuanThieu Beach on the morning of March 8, 1965 until the US turned the cityinto the second largest military base in southern Vietnam, and until March 1975 when the US withdrew its troops following the signing of the Paris Peace Accords.

The second section introduces materials about the struggle in Danang against the US, from the movements for democracy until Da Nang was liberated in March 1975, while the last section features the Da Nang residents’ wish of putting the past aside and looking to the future.

The exhibition, jointly organised by the Danang Museum and the Danang History Society, lasts until April 6.

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