A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh leads a delegation to lay wreaths and offer incenses at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, January 5, 2020 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh leads a delegation to lay wreaths and offer incenses at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, January 5, 2020 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Leaders of Ha Giang province offer incenses at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, January 21, 2020

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Leaders of Ha Giang province and Vi Xuyen district offer incenses at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, January 21, 2020 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Artillery soldiers at Ha Tuyen Front

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Border guard Ngo Duy Nhung saves the life of a young boy from the collapse

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Artillery soldiers at Ha Tuyen Front ready for the battle 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Soldiers of Company 39, Battalion 313 destroy the enemy’s machine gun nests 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Lang Son province’s soldiers reclaim Chau Canh and Cay Xanh hills in Tam Lung commune, Van Lang district, having been occupied by the enemy since February 17, 1979

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Militants in Van Quan district, Lang Son province fight against the enemy and carry logistics works to facilitate artillery soldiers, February 27, 1979 

 
A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Houses in the town of Pho Bang in the northern mountainous province of Ha Tuyen were destroyed by the enemy on March 8-9, 1979 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Doctors cure wounded pupils in Quyet Tien commune, Quan Ba district, Ha Tuyen province after they got shot when hanging out

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Artillery soldiers under Team 368 of Lang Son army attack the enemy, March 10, 1979

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Female militants in Phiet village, Muong Khuong district, Hoang Lien Son province (now Lao Cai province) join soldiers in battles against the enemy 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Ho Kieu bridge in Lao Cai town, Hoang Lien Son province (now Lao Cai province) is destroyed by the enemy, late March, 1979 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Prefabricated houses of workers in Lao Cai town, Hoang Lien Son province (now Lao Cai province) are damaged by enemy explosives

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

Public warehouse of rice in Hoang Lien Son province (now Lao Cai province) is damaged by the enemy before they run away 

A look-back at 1979 northern border war

A tank of the enemy is destroyed by Vietnamese troops in Say village, Hoa An district, Cao Bang province 


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