14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Students throwing paper airplanes from stairs of Independence Palace, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
During a school trip, uniformed students simultaneously throw paper airplanes from the stairs of Independence Palace (allso known as Reunification Palace), once used as the South Vietnamese presidential palace before the "American War" as it's referred to in Vietnam today. At the close of the war, tanks knocked down the gates in the distance as the North Vietnamese took control
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