Ceremony commemorates fallen soldiers in Gac Ma battle

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 – 15:51:00 Print

At the ceremony (Source: VNA)

 

Da Nang (VNA) – The Liaison Board of Truong Sa
Soldiers for the 1984 – 1988 period held a ceremony in the central city of Da
Nang on March 14 to commemorate the Vietnam People’s Navy soldiers who fell
down on Gac Ma island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, in
1988.

During the ceremony, held on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the battle, the board members offered incense and released
coloured lanterns in commemoration of the 64 officers and soldiers who sacrificed
themselves safeguarding Gac Ma island.

They recalled the glorious fight and expressed profound
gratitude to the soldiers who died for the nation’s territorial integrity and sovereignty,
affirming that the sacrifice is always a bright example for later
generations.-VNA

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