An overview of the ceremony
Delegates participate in the event.

During the resistance war against the U.S imperialists, Road No.20 - Quyet Thang was a target of fierce aerial bombardments by the U.S imperialists. With high resolve and bravery, military forces on duty on Road No.20 - Quyet Thang overcame numerous difficulties and hardships to obtain glorious feat-of-arms, contributing to the victory of the Southern battlefield.

Thousands of soldiers, volunteers and other forces laid down their lives on the legendary road, including 13 heroic martyrs - volunteers and artillery soldiers, who died on November 14 in 1972 while performing missions on Road No.20 - Quyet Thang, Tan Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province.

The remarkable feat-of-arms and heroic sacrifice of Truong Son soldiers became a sacred and immortal symbol of the Vietnamese revolutionary heroism and its aspiration for independence and peace.

The cave of Eight Voluntary Youths was approved by the Prime Minister as a special national relic site, and Road No.20 - Quyet Thang was recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national relic site.

On this occasion, the provincial People’s Committee, the Ministry of National Defense and the Central Committee of the Former Vietnamese Youth Volunteers Association presented gifts to martyrs’ relatives.

The Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee presents gifts to relatives of martyrs who died in the cave of Eight Voluntary Youths.
Senior Colonel Hoang Tuan Hien, Deputy Director of the Policy Department under the General Department of Political Affairs, hands over gifts to martyrs’ relatives.

Meanwhile, Viettel Quang Binh contributed VND 500 million to support needy students in the locality, the Management Board of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park gave gifts to village patriarchs and students in Thuong Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province.

Translated by Quynh Oanh