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Fidel Castro in South Vietnam liberated area

Cuban leader Fidel Castro visited the central province of Quang Tri from September 12-17, 1973, becoming the first foreign leader to set foot in the liberated area in the south of Vietnam.


Fidel Castro at a meeting held by Quang Tri people to welcome the Cuban delegation. Photo: VNA

Fidel Castro at a meeting held by Quang Tri people to welcome the Cuban delegation. Photo: VNA

Photo: VNA

Fidel holds high a rifle, which was once used by Ho Duc, a Van Kieu ethnic, to shoot down an American aircraft in just two fires. The rifle was a gift to the Cuban leader. Photo: VNA

Fidel Castro waves the all-victorious flag while meeting with liberation soldiers in Quang Tri. Photo: VNA

Fidel Castro stands among liberation soldiers. Photo: VNA

On September 15, 1973, the Cuban leader visited Tan Lam – Doc Mieu military base. Photo: VNA

At the base. Photo: VNA

At the base. Photo: VNA

Fidel and heroic female soldier Pham Thi Kieu at the base. Photo: VNA
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