The Vietnam Post Corporation (VPC) issued a special set of stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Spring General Offensive and Uprising in Hanoi on February 8.
President Tran Dai Quang laid a wreath and offered incense at the Ben Duoc Monument in Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City on January 31 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in spring 1968.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a reburial ceremony for remains of six martyrs who laid down their lives during the 1968 General Offensive and Uprising at Cu Chi district’s martyr cemetery.
VOV.VN - During the 1968 Lunar New Year in 1968, Vietnamese soldiers and civilians conducted a general offensive and uprising throughout the southern battlefield. This important historical event created a critical juncture in the anti-US war and Vietnamese history.
(VOV) - Sixty-nine years ago the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh launched a national uprising to wipe out feudalism, overthrow the French colonialists and establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the first worker-peasant state in Indochina.