The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, once known as the ‘Museum of American War Crimes’, functions as a place to display the devastation of the war between Vietnam and America from 1961 to 1975. The museum comprises a series of themed room exhibiting military equipment, torture devices, graphic photography portraying the war atrocities, and so on. The War Remnants Museum is one of the most popular museums in Vietnam, providing valuable historical lessons to its visitors.
In this Learning Experience, (LE) learners will study the importance of regulating war codes and law to protect basic human rights and welfare. This LE is suitable for lower secondary students. Disclaimer: The author of this LE is neither condoning nor criticising the Vietnam war, but attempting to demonstrate how principles and laws of war are created based on atrocities that may occur during wartime.