A photo exhibition named “General Vo Nguyen Giap: Always in my heart” opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 9 to commemorate the national hero 100 days after his passing.

Nearly 40 snapshots have been selected from a photo book by journalist Colonel Đoàn Hoài Trung. The images recall General Giap’s meetings with comrades, his visits to former battlefields and the public’s sentiments towards the General.

Visitors to the ten-day exhibition can learn more about his extraordinary life dedicated to the revolutionary cause and the construction and development of the nation.

General Vo Nguyen Giap died 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 Vietnam People’s Army , he led his people to victory over both French and American armies.

With over 80 years serving the nation, he was loved and respected by Vietnamese people and international friends, and was a pride of generations of officers and soldiers nationwide.-VNA