Vietnam Celebrates Independence Day Under Leadership of Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh

teleSUR | September 02, 2017

A soldier holds a rifle in front of a large image of Vietnam

A soldier holds a rifle in front of a large image of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh, outside a ceremony to celebrate his birthday in Hanoi. | Photo: Reuters

The Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam 72 years ago.

Vietnam celebrated its independence day, with Vietnamese Prime Minister Xuan Phuc welcoming diplomats in the capital of Hanoi to mark the occasion.

Phuc recalled that on this day 72 years ago, the first Vietnamese president, the Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh, established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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Vietnam: Of Courage and Pain (Part 2)

(A JoP compilation)

The people of Vietnam waged a people’s war to defeat imperialists’ war in Vietnam (1954-1975). The Vietnam people’s principled stand, courage, sacrifice and suffering, tenacity and creativity, and organization, leadership, planning and far-sightedness stand as an example in the world anti-imperialist struggle.

Still the people of Vietnam have suffered the pain of that war. It is unimaginable pain. The people in the U.S. also had to suffer as cannon fodder to the imperialist war. They are still suffering also.

The people of Vietnam showed their courage, willingness and capacity to stand against imperialism, to defend their country and their way of life. They stood for national liberation, reunification of their country, non-interference in their society, and peace.

The people’s historic struggle stood as a lesson for all to learn. Their struggle stood as a struggle to defend the world people, humanity. With their heroic struggle against imperialism, the people of Vietnam contributed to world peace.

On April 30, 1975, imperialism had to accept a humiliating defeat, and had to run away from Vietnam. The way it ran away was like a joker. The following reports, in part 2, tell only a fragment of Vietnam’s struggle and suffering: Read More »

Vietnam: Of Courage and Pain

(A JoP compilation)

Vietnam showed principled stand and courage.  Sacrifice and suffering, tenacity and creativity, and organization, leadership, planning and far-sightedness of the people of Vietnam stand as an example in the world anti-imperialist struggle. The Vietnam War (1954-1975) was people’s war.

Pain the people of Vietnam suffered is unimaginable. Still they are bearing the pains. The people of Vietnam showed their willingness and capacity to stand against imperialism, to defend their country and their way of life. They stood for national liberation, reunification of their country, non-interference in their society, and peace.

The people’s historic struggle stood as a lesson for all to learn. Their struggle stood as a struggle to defend the world people, humanity. With their heroic struggle against imperialism, the people of Vietnam contributed to world peace.

On April 30, 1975, imperialism had to accept a humiliating defeat, and had to run away from Vietnam. The way it ran away was like a joker. The following reports tell only a fragment of Vietnam’s struggle:

Report 1

Sinking of US aircraft carrier

Former commando Lam Son Nao proudly recalls his participation in the sinking of the US aircraft carrier Card. — VNS Photo Van Dat
Former commando Lam Son Nao proudly recalls his participation in the sinking of the US aircraft carrier Card. — VNS Photo Van Dat

Van Dat writes in Viet Nam News:

“Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.Read More »