Receiving the certificate of historical relic
Updated : Monday, December 25, 2017 3:30 PM (GMT+0700)

Tay Hoa district's People's Committee has held a ceremony to receive the certificate of provincial historical relic for the venue of the battle against enemy sweeping in Hoa Tan commune (previous Tuy Hoa district)  in 1967.

 
PPC Vice Chairman Phan Dinh Phung handing the certificate of provincial historical relic to the People's Committee leaders of Hoa Tan Tay commune Tay Hoa District

At the ceremony, the delegates and people of the communes of Hoa Tan Dong and Hoa Tan Tay reviewed the heroic past at the venue of the battle against enemy sweeping in Hoa Tan commune in 1967. At this venue, people prevented and destroyed enemy forces which used three-cord method of infantry, tanks and mines in 2 villages of Xuan Thanh and Hoi Cu (Hoa Tan commune) to attack our troops and people in 3 days of 19th, 20th and dawn of 22nd of September, 1967. After more than 10 days of fighting fiercely, with the brave and resilient spirit, our troops and people destroyed the enemy forces, firing a helicopter, 2 M113 tanks... and smashed the enemy’ sweeping plot in Hoa Tan commune.

Secretary of the Party Committee of Tay Hoa district, Ho Thi Nguyen Thao, emphasized in her speech: The venue of the battle against enemy sweeping in Hoa Tan commune in 1967 is deep in historical mark of Phu Yen troops and people during the resistance war against the U.S. for national salvation and defense; contributing to the glorious history of Phu Yen province in struggling for national liberation. This is the most obvious and vivid evidence to educate patriotic traditions for all people classes, especially the armed forces and the youth generation today and in the future.

On behalf of the PPC, PPC Vice Chairman Phan Dinh Phung congratulated and awarded the certificate of provincial historical relic for the venue of the battle against enemy sweeping in Hoa Tan commune in 1967 to the People's Committee leaders of Hoa Tan Tay commune and Tay Hoa district. Previously, the delegates offered incense sticks, visited the memorial monument of the venue of the battle against enemy sweeping in 1967 in Hoa Tan Tay commune.

Source: Phu Yen Newspaper

Translated by KHUONG THAO

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