Vietnam Photos - War Remnants Museum

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(click to enlarge) Sculpture and photo of American soldiers. There was an extensive exhibit of war photographs when we visited the museum

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(click to enlarge) Sculpture of a prisoner

From Wikipedia:

"The War Remnants Museum ... primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War, and is a major tourist attraction.

Operated by the Vietnamese government, the museum was opened in September 1975 as the "The House for Displaying War Crimes of American Imperialism and the Puppet Government [of South Vietnam]." Later it was known as the Museum of American War Crimes, then as the War Crimes Museum until as recently as 1993. Its current name follows liberalization in Vietnam and the normalization of relations with the United States, but the museum does not attempt to be politically balanced..."

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