• Entrance to the Vietnam Military Museum with a captured tank facing it
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    Vietnam Military Museum

    For those visitors who wish to understand a bit on Vietnam and its many wars for Independence, then a stop at the Vietnam Military Museum, or simply known as Military Museum is a must. It is Hanoiโ€™s oldest museum. It opened its doors to the public on the 15th anniversary of the Vietnamese Army Day, in 1959 โ€“ a mere five years after they defeated the French at Dien Bien Phu. View of the B-52 wreckage in the courtyard A bit of history Vietnamโ€™s history, especially the last century, has always been about fighting for independence. In the beginning, it was waging a war to get the French to leave…