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Books on student activists released

Update: December, 29/2014 - 08:29

HCM CITY (VNS) — Two books on the patriotic movement by Sai Gon's student activists during the war pediod between 1954 and 1975 in South Viet Nam have been released in HCM City.

Chung Ta Da Dung Day (We Were Standing Up) has been compiled by members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in HCM City.

Hoang Don Nhat Tan, one of the authors, said it took three years to collect all the documents and complete the two books.

They feature memoirs of witnesses who had participated in the anti-war movements in Sai Gon-Gia Dinh and are still alive, and rare historical documents on the patriotic movement by Sai Gon students, he added.

The series has been published by the Tre (Youth) Publishing House to mark the 65th anniversary of Vietnamese Students Day.

Each book costs VND540,000 and is available in bookstores across the country. — VNS



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