Memorial service to commemorate fallen soldiers in Len Ha cave

Monday, 2016-07-04 12:13:06
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NDO – A memorial service, named ‘Hello, A69 here’ was held at Dong Le town, Tuyen Hoa district, Quang Binh province on July 3 for the 13 martyrs who died in Len Ha cave in 1972.

The memorial service was co-organised by Quang Binh provincial People's Committee, Ministry of Information and Communication and Vietnam Television, as an activity to mark the 68th anniversary of Vietnam's War Invalids and Martyrs' Day, 60th traditional day of the communications soldier and 44 years since the Len Ha event.

Many veterans and former officers and soldiers of the Information and Communication Arm burned incense and stood in memory of their comrades who died in the Len Ha cave.

Delivering his memorial speech, Major general Ngo Kim Dong from the army communications division said that the Party, State and army pay tribute to the heroic fallen martyrs and their sacrifice for national independence and liberation. We pledge to ensure seamless communications, accuracy and security in all circumstances.

Earlier, Quang Binh province held a requiem for martyrs and heroes who lost their lives in the Len Ha cave. The requiem was held to pay tribute to heroic martyrs and their contributions to the Fatherland, as well as to educate younger generations on the national tradition of building a country of peace, independence, territorial integrity, wealth, and democracy.