Nearly 300 photos and objects capturing the life and revolutionary cause of General Vo Nguyen Giap are on display at an exhibition that opened at the Hanoi-based Military History Museum on October 15.

Following the General’s funeral, the exhibition helps visitors understand more about the revered leader from his childhood to revolutionary activities, contributions to the national construction and defence, and his daily life.

General Giap passed away in Hanoi on October 4 at the age of 103. As an eminent disciple of President Ho Chi Minh, the first General and Commander-in-Chief of the Vietnamese People’s Army, he was loved and respected by the people and international friends, and was pride of generations of officers and soldiers nationwide.

The same day, another exhibition themed “Moments without gun shots” was also started at the museum with about 500 photos and objects

It will run until December 30 in celebration of the 69 th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (December 22).-VNA