The Ha Thanh (Hanoi Citadel) poisoning plot

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

The Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton) guillotine

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