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  Artillery Monument

 

Vietnam

The Artillery Monument, built on the slope of a mountain in Dien Bien Phu, a province in the northwestern region of Vietnam, bordering Laos.

 

A small cannon, i.e. an infantry support gun, is visible on the right side of this war memorial, hence its designation.

 

  Artillery Monument

 

  Artillery Monument

 

It was in these mountains that the Vietnamese in 1954 defeated the French, which led to the end of French presence in Vietnam, as well as to the accords that partitioned the country into North and South.

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