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Gac Ma soldiers’ memorial site to open in March

Gac Ma soldiers’ memorial site to open in March

The first-phase construction of a memorial site dedicated to 64 navy soldiers who laid down their lives while protecting Gac Ma island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on March 14, 1988, is scheduled for completion in March.

Laos returns remains of Vietnamese soldiers

Laos returns remains of Vietnamese soldiers

VOV.VN - The remains of 16 Vietnamese soldiers killed in the Vietnam-US War were received on January 11 in Dien Bien Province with the usual military honours, according to provincial authorities.

President visits wounded soldiers in Ninh Binh

President visits wounded soldiers in Ninh Binh

President Tran Dai Quang paid a Lunar New Year (Tet) visit to sick soldiers and war invalids being cared at the Nho Quan nursing centre in the northern province of Ninh Binh on January 10.

Photos commemorate national resistance

Photos commemorate national resistance

An exhibition of 80 photos featuring Vietnamese soldiers and people who took part in the resistance war has opened in downtown Ho Chi MInh City on the occasion of the 70th National Resistance Day.

Lao decorations awarded to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers

Lao decorations awarded to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers

Seventeen Vietnamese officials, volunteer experts and soldiers who had performed international missions in Laos were awarded with the orders and medals of Laos at a ceremony held in the northern mountainous province of Son La on November 25.

Teams set off for Cambodia to seek martyr remains

Teams set off for Cambodia to seek martyr remains

Search teams from Military Zone 7 and Military Command of southwestern Tay Ninh province set off for Cambodia on November 1 to continue looking for remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives during the war.

Vietnamese volunteer soldiers honoured by Lao State

Vietnamese volunteer soldiers honoured by Lao State

A total of 43 volunteer soldiers and experts in the central province of Quang Binh, who performed international missions in Laos during the 1945-1975 period, were presented with orders and medals of the Lao State at a ceremony in Dong Hoi city on November 1.

13 iconic Hanoi liberation photos

13 iconic Hanoi liberation photos

VOV.VN -Liberation Day is celebrated each year to mark the end of the occupation by French forces (October 10, 1954). Here’s a look back at the event as it unfolded as documented by Life Magazine photographers.

Remains of fallen soldiers repatriated from Cambodia

Remains of fallen soldiers repatriated from Cambodia

The remains of 98 voluntary soldiers who died in Cambodia while saving the neighbouring country from genocide have been found and repatriated, according to Col. Nguyen Thanh Binh from the southwestern Binh Phuoc Province’s Military Command.

A Vietnamese temple in France

A Vietnamese temple in France

Not only unique in terms of architecture, the temple of dead soldiers in Indochina is also a historical witness to Vietnam-France relations.