Vietnamese bid final farewell to war hero General Giap

Hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese lined the streets of Hanoi today to bid farewell to revered independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap as his funeral cortege passed through the capital.

National funeral for revered Vietnam General Giap

Vietnam announced plans to hold a national funeral for independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap in the first official statement on the death of the ruthless but brilliant military strategist.