Tank 390 is now on display at the Tank and Armour Museum in Hanoi.
The tank was recognized as a national treasure on October 1, 2012
After 1975, the tank was sent to many battle fields
In 1980, tank 390 was used as a training vehicle for troops stationed in Lang Giang (Bac Giang province)
Tank 960 (next to tank 390) is another historic machine
Many valuable items are preserved at the Tank and Armour Museum in Hanoi
Tank 843 is among the first tanks credited with crashing through the gates of Independence Palace 42 years ago
Tank number 995 to the left of the museum.

Historic tank 390

(VOVworld) - Tank number 390 crashed through the gates of Independence Palace, the last stronghold of the Sai Gon regime at noon on April 30, 1975, heralding the end of the war. Tank 390 was manned by four soldiers: commander Vu Dang Toan, first gunner Ngo Sy Nguyen, second gunner Le Van Phuong, and driver Nguyen Van Tap. 42 years on, the tank is a witness to history and recognized as a national treasure. It is now in the Tank and Armour Museum at Hoang Quoc Viet street, Hanoi. Replicas of the machine are also on display at Ho Chi Minh City's Reunification Palace.

Lan Anh