This photograph is on display at the Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton) in the exhibits section and shows those who were executed in the Ha Thanh or Hanoi Citadel (Vietnamese:Hà Thành đầu độc) poisoning plot which occurred in 1908 when a group of Vietnamese tirailleurs attempted to poison the entire French colonial army’s garrison in … Read more
Under French rule, the Hoa Lo Prison (later known as the Hanoi Hilton) had two guillotines used for executions: Guillotine: One of 2 guillotines that the French colonialist used to cut heads of revolutionary patriotic soldiers who were imprisoned in Hoa Lo prison: Nguyen Thai Hoc, Pho Duc Chinh (1930), Nguyen Duc Canh, Ho Ngoc … Read more
This is the other video shown at the Hanoi Hilton, now the Hoa Lo Prison Museum, which shows the war from the point of view of the North Vietnamese:
The Hanoi Hilton is now the Hoa Lo Prison Museum and this is one of two videos that show the war from the North Vietnamese point of view:
Prisoners who broke the rules of the Hoa Loa Prison (Hanoi Hilton) were sent to the cachot area or dungeon.
This photograph shows the regulations that American POWs at the Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison) had to abide by – or they would face punishment.
The flight suit of Senator and future presidential candidate John McCain is on display at the Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Loa Prison) while trusty Wikipedia has a good account of what happened on his ill fated flight and when he arrived as a POW: On October 26, 1967, McCain was flying his twenty-third mission, part of … Read more
Below are photographs of some of the displays of items owned or used by American POWs at the Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison):
In this section of the Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison), large numbers of prisoners were kept during the colonial French Indochina period.