Photos of war to defend northern border 40 years ago

Four decades ago, on February 17,1979, the Vietnamese Party, people and army had to face a war of aggression across the entire northern border.


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Four decades ago, on February 17,1979, the Vietnamese Party, people and army had to face a war of aggression across the entire northern border. In response to the general mobilisation order of the President, Vietnamese soldiers and people fought to protect the country’s border 




Soldiers fight back against enemy forces in Vi Xuyen district, Ha Tuyen province




Soldiers at Ha Tuyen Front  are ready to fight against enemy forces to protect the nation




Tanks of the enemy are destroyed by Vietnamese troops in Cao Bang




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




Houses of people in Cuong Thinh hamlet, Phuong Tien commune, Vi Xuyen district, Ha Tuyen province are devastated by enemy forces




Two Danish journalists are at Cuong Thinh hamlet, Phuong Tien commune, Vi Xuyen district, Ha Tuyen province





Soldiers at Ha Tuyen Front 



Two Vietnam News Agency reporters, Minh Loc and Dinh Tran (middle) at Ha Tuyen Front




Reporter Isao Takano (with glasses) of Japanese newspaper Akahata in Lang Son town during early days of the battle. He perished on March 7,1979 on Quang Trung street, Chi Lang ward, Lang Son town




Tanks of Platoon 1, Company 2, Battalion 407 pursue the enemy in Lang Son town




Soldiers and local people in Mau Son commune, Cao Loc district, Lang Son province deliver tonnes of munitions and food to soldiers on the battlefield



Suspension bridge in Xin Man district, Ha Tuyen province is destroyed




Soldiers of Battalion X deliver bullets to Ha Tuyen




Hoang Thi Ben and her brother, whose parents were killed by the enemy in February 1979




Soldiers of Company 1, Battalion 1, Team M123 of Lang Son army defeated hundreds of enemy soldiers on Khong Ten hill on February 17-18, 1979




Boarder guard Ngo Duy Nhung rescues a child from the ruins





VNA

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