(HBO) - The war is long behind us but memories of blood and fire remain in the hearts of those who are still alive. During the years of Vietnam’s resistance war against the US, many generations shed blood to gain independence and freedom for the Fatherland, so that today we can live in peace and spread a sense of national pride among younger generations.
Giam from Phuong Lam ward in Hoa Binh city shares his memories of wartime with
the younger generation.
group of Youth Union members from Ly Tu Trong Secondary School, we had the
opportunity to meet Mr Pham Minh Giam in Phuong Lam ward, Hoa Binh city, and
heard of his feats and saw precious photos he took while fighting in the 866th
Regiment in the Plain of Jars in Xieng Khouang, Laos, in 1972. After nine
months of commando training, in April 1971 he and his unit marched to Battlefield
C in Laos on an international mission. Mr Giam was accepted into commando
company C242866 of Vietnamese volunteer troops in the Plain of Jars, which
remained his unit during his years as a Vietnamese volunteer soldier in Laos.
Fifty years have passed,
but in recounting his tale, the ex-soldier’s voice became suddenly excited and
lively, as if he were re-living his years in the resistance war. Throughout the
whole campaign, Mr Giam accounted for 74 enemy soldiers, contributing to
defending the liberated area and strongly supporting the struggle of the Lao
people. With the contributions of Vietnamese soldiers, the Lao revolution grew
stronger and stronger, actively supporting the Vietnamese people to secure complete
victory in its resistance war against the US invasion.
Thanks to his
resounding feats, at the end of the campaign, Mr. Giam received many noble
awards and medals, such as the first-class Victory Medal in 1972, the third-class
Resistance Medal, the third-class Liberation Medal, and the third-class Glorious
Soldier’s Order, among others. In 2018, he was conferred the title Hero of the
People’s Armed Forces by the State President, in recognition of his contribution
to the nation’s heroic years./.
(HBO) – The resolution of the 28th Party Congress for the 2020 - 2025 tenure of An Binh commune (Lac Thuy district) set 24 targets and focal tasks, including continuing to improve the local Party organisation’s leadership and combatant capacity; tightening discipline and stepping up administrative reforms; bettering the administration’s performance; bringing into play the strength of the great national solidarity; and mobilising every resource for achieving fast, comprehensive, and effective economic - cultural - social development so that An Binh will meet advanced new-style rural area criteria by 2025.
(HBO) – On the occasion of the 15th National Assembly’s third session, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MonRE) recently had a working session with the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and NA deputies’ delegation to look into some issues related to limits on the change of rice farming and forest land use purposes in the 2021 - 2025 period.
(HBO) - Vice Secretary of Hoa Binh province’s Party Committee Bui Duc Hinh provided a briefing on outstanding results in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh's thought, morality and lifestyle in the locality, and orientations for the work in the coming time, on the occasion of the 132nd birth anniversary of the late President.
(HBO) – Pham Ngoc The, former Deputy Director of the Hoa Binh Socialist Labour Youth School (now the province’s Boarding High School for Ethnic Minority Students) was among the people having chances to meet President Ho Chi Minh. He said it was his honour to meet the President thrice and directly listen to the late leader’s kind and warm teachings.
(HBO) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and a working delegation on May 27 inspected the construction of the Hoa Binh – Moc Chau (Son La) expressway at the starting section (Km29, Hoa Lac-Hoa Binh road, Ky Son ward, Hoa Binh city).
(HBO) – During his revolutionary life, late President Ho Chi Minh visited Hoa Binh province for four times. In each of his visits, he kindly told local cadres, Party members, and people of all ethnic groups to stay united, assist one another, and work hard so as to contribute to the resistance wars and the homeland’s development.