China Vietnam Vietnam War martyrs into a model of patriotic education in schools
data for: cemetery of Chinese martyrs in Viet Nam. The reporter Hanqiao She
International Herald Tribune correspondent Ching Ming He Fenglun from the bottom of the eve of Nanning, the way rain started falling.
“You come.” 67-year-old Vietnamese elderly, Menglai cemetery staff reporter Wu Shizhen see a line, there is no showing surprised expression.
“they are lonely for a very long time, but the last three to five years, there have been from China who came to collect data, cemetery photos taken with a camera, more the number before Tomb Sweeping Festival.” Wu Shizhen tone is very calm.
said, here’s a very old man, also young and middle-aged, the lack of the gravestone Sincerely, Wuliangye, Maotai wine and brand-name cigarettes.
52 座 Martyrs story
into the cemetery, spontaneously an admiration. Both sides of the lush red kapok, the main corridor from the door leading to the memorial monument. Both sides of the main monument is the flower bed, five-pointed star is clearly visible on the ground cement sculpture. Monument at the top of the pentacle, carved from the top down the front that read “martyr immortal Vietnam War against the United States.” 52 Martyrs neatly arranged in the main monument, the monument was rectangular, tombstone engraved with the Chinese names of the martyrs, the duties and sacrifices during his lifetime unit time.
point of view from the tombstone, Menglailieshi martyrs cemetery were from Anhui, Fujian, Yunnan, Hubei, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, Hebei, Shandong and other places, the youngest of the new martyrs Tsui, Guangxi Cangwu County, born in 1947, October 1966 at the expense, the expense was less than 20 years of age.
Wu Shizhen told reporters here, well preserved cemetery, mausoleums, Vietnam has always been responsible for repairs, the national, provincial and municipal funding every year, some down.
written into the deeds of the Vietnamese martyrs Chinese textbooks
has repeatedly led his comrades to return to Vietnam War veterans cemetery tour guide Lee Chong told reporters in Vietnam, in Vietnam against France, the war for national salvation against the United States, more than 1,400 personnel to support the Vietnam War, China’s just cause of Vietnamese people sacrificed their precious lives, they lie buried in northern and central Vietnam, the 40 martyrs cemetery.
clear and bright on the eve of the reporter also arrived at the Vietnamese port of Cam Pha another martyr cemetery, see 1965, here at the expense of the Chinese soldiers tomb.
Cam Pha port known as the battleground, and the north end of Island Bay, nearby the center of White Dragon, White Dragon Tail Island is precisely the Vietnam War the U.S. military aircraft to transport lifeline of China, “Ho Chi Minh Trail “the only way.
find the tomb of the absence of management personnel, the number of Chinese soldiers buried here is unknown, but according to a local 70-year-old recalls: “At least 20 people, or even more.”
Jiatie Gang undoubtedly allow local people to remember the more profound, he is a Chinese unit in Vietnam, Vietnam War, the expense of shipping the first individual. Correspondent in an interview that, until today, Jia Tiegang deeds of the martyrs is still primary and secondary schools in Vietnam as a model of patriotic education materials. Some schools also maintained in the Ching Ming Festival to pay homage to martyrs Martyrs habit.
“is the best Chinese army troops!”
participated in 10 road construction in Vietnam elderly Yin Shi-hung said: “This life I have seen the French soldiers, Japanese soldiers, American soldiers and Chinese People’s Liberation Army, but the Chinese army is the best troops! “
Yin Shi Xiong recalled, 1965, Chinese troops have continued into Vietnam, not said the Vietnamese, the Vietnamese People’s Army was all dressed in blue work clothes or equipment, “We only know that China’s logistics unit, to help our roads, the first in tents, and later built a barrack, with a hoe, shovels and wheelbarrows to dig mountains road. repair the road is not in the past, or even take the rope hanging on a cliff, hand holes, with the explosive excavation methods. “
the hardest thing to deal with enemies from the sky . U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft almost daily routine, the bombing, a large number of explosives pouring down, the soldiers can only be dry at night, in rain and fog shrouded the season desperate race against time.
“is a very good young man. Very young, very talented, hardworking, busy farm work, when, and even help us rush in the harvest plant crops, there has never been harassing the villagers do, usually they are rarely village. “
sacrifice of the martyrs were buried in the local concentration of the martyrs cemetery. The villagers of this place is full of feelings of reverence and awe, annual Qingming Festival, the local civil affairs departments have, forces government officials to the grave. Cemetery from the initial landmark built of wood cement concrete type.
not forget to mark
In fact, the Chinese and the Vietnamese people never forget that period fought for national independence and freedom to devote filled blood of the martyrs.
more year-round study of the relationship expert, Guangxi Normal University history professor Chen Xiong Zhang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 2008 the Home Office have jointly compiled with the “revolutionary martyrs Compiled British Illustration ‘, complete in detail to examine the inside of Guangxi martyrs and the martyrs cemetery. However, quite unfortunately for him: a lot of sacrifice in Vietnam has not been classified as one of the data files.
Chen Xiong Zhang said: “This is a can not forget to commemorate the Chinese people and people of Vietnam, the nation-state in the fight for independence and freedom of the bloody battle, every Chinese should remember this history in the reflection cherish today. “
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