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August Revolution: Fighting for freedom

Update: August, 19/2020 - 11:21

75 years ago this month, millions of people across the country, led by Hồ Chí Minh and Việt Minh (the League for the Independence of Vietnam) stood up in a democratic revolution to overthrow the colonialists and puppet regime. The August Revolution was one of the greatest landmarks in modern Việt Nam’s history, formally marking the end of French colonialism and the beginning of an independent Vietnam. Meet 94-year-old Lê Đức Vân, one of the key people behind the make-or-break events in Hà Nội.

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