Building D67 is an important history of Central Military Commission

04:07:00 31/07/2019

Building D67 is an important history of Central Military Commission

 

 

Located in the centre of Thang Long Imperial Citadel are the building D67 and the bunker of the same name that witnessed many secret meetings of the Politburo and the Central Military Commission during the Vietnam war.

 

A foreigner is visiting the building D6


The building was constructed in 1967 and back of the Dragon House where strategic policies and commands for crucial campaigns from 1968 to 1975 were decided. The Politburo's meetings with its extended members held from December 18, 1974 to 8, 1975 in this room determined the special guideline "from the beginning to the end of 1975 whenever there is a critical conjuncture of events, immediately liberate the South". This important decision made the liberation of the South possible and brought about complete victory for the historical Ho Chi Minh campaign.

 

A big table in the center of rooms with a lot of tactics map around

A big table in the center of rooms with a lot of tactics map around


In the centre of the room, there is a big table stands to the East-West. To the North and South are 4 other smaller ones which the secretary used to sit at during meetings. Nowadays, on the tables are the 24 nameplates representing 24 comrades who attended the open meeting of Politburo in late 1974 and early 195.
A system of maps tremendously helped leaders to analyse battlefield situations and then map out effective strategies. Bureau of Operational Mapping was responsible for gettings the maps ready before any meetings held by Politburo and Military Commission of the Party Central Committee. Previously, the east and west walls of the room were hung with so many maps such as geographical maps of the North and South of Vietnam, operation maps or the maps showing the organizational structure of the enemy

 

Images and artefacts of the leaders

Images and artefacts of the leaders


Currently, 4 maps on the east wall illustrate the happenings of Vietnam revolutions from late 1974 to the end of the Ho Chi Minh Campaign. The 2 inside maps show the geographical features of the South and the avenues which out north army would follow to support the south battlefield. The big middle map titled "the determination of Politburo from October 194 to January 195". The last map titled "The Determination of Politburo" was used during Ho Chi Minh Campaign, the red arrows indicated the directions that liberation army followed to make attacks on the last bases of the government of the Republic of Vietnam in 1975

 

Beside the main room are the offices of General Van Tien Dung and Vo Nguyen Giap

Beside the main room are the offices of General Van Tien Dung and Vo Nguyen Giap

 

Beside the main room are the offices of General Van Tien Dung and Vo Nguyen Giap

Beside the main room are the offices of General Van Tien Dung and Vo Nguyen Giap

 

Today, building D67 becomes one of the most important revolutionary relics in the heritage site of Thang Long Imperial Citadel. Let's go to discover more about it

 

Ho Chi Minh badge 1890 - 1969, offered to General Vo Nguyen Giap

Ho Chi Minh badge 1890 - 1969, offered to General Vo Nguyen Giap by the Communist Party and the State

 

The official meeting to decide the name and flag of Vietnam

The official meeting to decide the name and flag of Vietnam

 

Comrade Vo Chi Cong's notebook

Comrade Vo Chi Cong's notebook, used by Ex-president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 1970

 

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