Dong Loc – a legendary T-junction
Friday, July 20, 2012
(VOV) - The Dong Loc T-junction in the central province of Ha Tinh, where ten female young volunteers sacrificed their lives for the country’s independence, has become familiar to most Vietnamese by name.
During the wartime, the 50-ha T-junction was a strategic link between the north and the south, that was hit by an estimated 48,600 bombs of all kinds in 240 days (from March-October 1968).
In July, 1968, ten unmarried girls were killed while leveling craters and repairing the road there.
The T-junction was later recognized as a national historical site with the posthumous “hero” title given to the ten martyrs.