|Delegates burn incense to commemorate war heroes and martyrs at the Vĩnh Lợi victory monument in Bình Dương province’s Tân Uyên town. — VNA/VNS Photo Huyền Trang|Viet Nam News
BÌNH DƯƠNG — The People’s Committee of Tân Uyên town in Bình Dương Province inaugurated the Vĩnh Lợi Revolutionary Base Relic on Thursday (December 22, 2016).
The relic, which has been recognised as a provincial historical site, is situated at ĐH 409 Street in Hamlet 3, Vĩnh Tân Commune.
The relic site is aimed at preserving and promoting cultural-historical values, commemorating war heroes and martyrs who laid down their lives for the country’s independence, and educating future generations about the country’s history.
The 5.5ha area cost VNĐ100 billion (US$4.4 million) and took four years to build.
It has a triple gate, a ceremonial pitch, a memorial stele house, a memorial temple and a victory monument.
The names of more than 1,000 war heroes and martyrs are inscribed on the stele.
The Vĩnh Lợi Revolutionary Base housed revolutionary forces and developed logistics, and created links with other revolutionary bases in the country’s wars against the French and Americans. – VNS