April 30, 1975

Forty years ago, a North Vietnamese tank stormed the front gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon, effectively ending the long war referred to by the Vietnamese as the American War.  I photographed both  the tank and the gates a year ago while visiting Saigon.  

 North Vietnamese Tank  (2014) 

North Vietnamese Tank  (2014) 

 Front Gates, (2014) 

Front Gates, (2014)