Victory monument in Xuan Loc, Vietnam
On April 30, 1975, 41 years ago, the U.S. imperialists had to flee Vietnam as their puppet regime in Saigon collapsed and their armed aggression and intervention in Vietnam was defeated.
This war of intervention and aggression by U.S. imperialism goes down in the annals of aggressive wars as one of the most brutal. It left more than 3 million Vietnamese dead, millions more wounded and homeless and the entire country and its economy in ruin. The devastation caused to the country and the people almost reached the level of that in Korea where U.S. imperialism had intervened in the early fifties and which was the first place the U.S. had to be satisfied with defeat. Continue reading
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RT.com (April 21) – The city of Rzeszow, close to Poland’s border with Ukraine, has ignored calls to remove a Soviet-era monument celebrating the liberation of the city from the Nazis. Last month, Poland’s historical legacy institute urged the immediate removal of 500 such memorials across the country. Continue reading
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Memorial at the site in Frongnoch, Wales where Irish patriots were interned following the 1916 Rebellion.
People in Wales have called on the governments in Dublin and Cardiff to provide a permanent commemorative centre in Frongoch, where 1,800 Irishmen were interned after the 1916 Rising.
The PoW camp, on the site of an old whisky distillery outside the town of Bala, held rebels such as Michael Collins, Terence MacSweeney and Richard Mulcahy.
It became known as ‘The University of Revolution’, as it was here that plans were discussed for future attacks on British rule in Ireland.
“During the summer, we sent an invitation to President Higgins to come here on the centenary of 2016,” said Councillor Alwyn Jones, who lives nearby.
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