April 21st '75 morning at main street of Da nang, big arch started to settled-up in which in center big photo of Ho Chi Minh had been installed.
portrait of Ho Chi Minh.
From the portrait of Ho Chi Minh to the speaker. (pan)
The complete view of the place of meeting
Listening female workers
Listening male workers
Self defence woman
From Gun to face
badge on the breast
Hands setting a thread
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Background: April 21st '75 morning at main street of Da nang, big arch started to settled-up in which in center big photo of Ho Chi Minh had been installed.
At the re-opening ceremony of Sicovina textile mill, Pham Duc Nam (age 53) chairman of peoples revolution Government in Da nang addressed that "PRG" will protect factory and property, and very possible way assist economically. we will improve management, production technology and increase productivity to contribute local economy."
In response to his call, workers pledged that "workers will unite, defend factory and work for production".
This textile mill is the only cotton mill existing in South Vietnam which was started as half government Corporation. The capital was owned 51 % by government. In fact the factory was runned by Thieu administration. 400 automatic spinning machines were attended by 693 workers. out of 8 managers, 5 run away. remained three managers are cooperation with 600 workers who remained. According to Nguyen Tuong Dan, supervisor, shortly before the libration, workers got together and defended the factory. Therefore there was not least damage of the factory.
Dan said "for a while, we may face the shortage of machine parts but new government will assist us. The factory used to ship their products to Saigon. therefore we hardly can wait early liberation of Saigon."