65 years ago on the Muong Thanh plain, in the midst of the Northwestern mountains and forests, the Vietnamese people and armed forces, under the leadership of the Party headed by President Ho Chi Minh, fought the strategic battle of Dien Bien Phu. After 56 days of relentless, valiant and ingenious combat, on the afternoon of May 7, 1954, the Vietnamese people and armed forces defeated the French colonialists’ last-ditch effort and gained the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which resounded across the five continents and shook the world, ending the resistance war against the aggressive French colonialists and marking a great turning point in the Vietnamese people’s history of struggle for national construction and defence. The Dien Bien Phu Victory is the zenith of the Vietnamese art of war. Together with Bach Dang, Chi Lang and Dong Da, the Dien Bien Phu Victory has gone down in national history as an epic of great heroism with bright examples of gallantry, affirming the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Heroic spirit of Dien Bien Phu Victory shines forever!
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At the meeting, delegates recalled the heroic traditions of the naval troops in general and forces participating in Ta Lon Campaign in particular. Many of them came from Ha Nam province. On May 3, 1975, Pol Pot (Khmer Rouge) troops attacked Phu Quoc Island and many places along the Vietnam-Cambodia land border. They occupied Tho Chu Island, killed nearly 1,000 Vietnamese people. Meanwhile, in Cambodia, they carried out the policy of genocide, killing nearly 3 million Cambodians, and imprisoning 4 million others in concentration camps. Cambodia was heavily damaged. At the meeting In response to the appeal of the Cambodian people and military and with the spirit of “helping friends means helping ourselves,” a number of units of the Vietnam People's Army, including the Vietnam People's Navy, were assigned to overthrowing the Pol Pot genocidal regime. After five days, the campaign ended successfully. After Ta Lon Victory, the Party, the State conferred the … [Read more...] about Fortieth anniversary of Ta Lon Victory marked
The event, which was jointly held by Nhan Dan Newspaper and the central province of Nghe An, saw the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as well as other high-ranking Party and State officials. During the resistant war against the Americans, Truong Bon was a key transport hub for the southern battlefield, making it a focus for bombing from the American imperialists. In just four years, between 1964 and 1968, the site suffered from 18,936 bombs of various types along with thousands of missiles. In the rain of enemy’s bombs, thousands of officers, soldiers, youth volunteers and locals strengthened their courage to bravely hold the site and keep transport routes running smoothly, helping truck convoys carrying soldiers and other necessities to the front line. Over 1,200 members of the armed forces, police and youth volunteer force sacrificed their lives fighting on the battlefield in Truong Bon, including a group of 14 members of the youth volunteer force established to … [Read more...] about Nghe An province marks 50th anniversary of Truong Bon Victory
The victory on April 30, 1975 liberated southern Vietnam completely, reunifying the country and ending 30 years of national struggle against foreign invaders. The victory was a turning point in national history and dramatically changed the regional and global political situation. Since then Vietnam has developed rapidly and increased its status in the world arena. At 11:30 on April 30, 1975, the flag of the Liberation Army was raised over the Doc Lap (Independence) Palace, the last stronghold of the puppet regime which was set up in Sai Gon by the US Members of the puppet administration were arrested and President Duong Van Minh unconditionally surrendered to the Liberation Army. Vietnam was totally reunified. The April 30, 1975, victory echoed in the international arena showing the Vietnamese people’s staunch spirit against foreign invaders. The victory was enormously important to Vietnam and the world. Peace lovers worldwide celebrated the April 30, 1975, victory Many … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s April 30 victory in foreigners’ eyes
A ceremony was held in the central province of Ha Tinh on July 21 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Dong Loc victory (July 24, 1968-2018) and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the heroic sacrifices of ten young unmarried female volunteers at the Dong Loc T-junction during the war. The Prime Minister presented gifts to relatives of the ten young unmarried female volunteers at the Dong Loc T-junction during the war, and families of martyrs and national contributors in the province. The event was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and former Politburo members, including former President Truong Tan Sang, former National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, former permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Secretariat Le Hong Anh, along with Politburo members: National Assembly Standing vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC) and Head of the PCC's Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh, … [Read more...] about Ceremony marks 50th anniversary of the Dong Loc victory