8 Memorials to explore in Vietnam
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The Long Tan Cross is a memorial that was erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment on 18 August 1969 to mark the site of the Battle of Long Tan, which was fought three years earlier during the Vietnam War. While the cross was removed following the Communist victory in 1975 and used to commemorate a priest, it was recovered by the Đồng Nai Province Museum in 1984 and placed on display.
A great memorial which was built in the name of the first female general of the Vietnam People's Army during the Vietnam War. Furthermore, she was commander of an all-female force known as the Long-Haired Army, who engaged in espionage and combat against ARVN and US Forces. This monument was one of the great places in Vietnam.
Quang Tri citadel was built in 1809 by the order of King Gia Long. This relic site was severely damaged during the anti-American resistance war in 1972. In the 1990s, the Quang Tri provincial authorities restored the citadel. Nowadays, the citadel becomes a place to educate youths about the nation's revolutionary tradition and its patriotism.