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Palm fronds in front of a 16 meter high, 243 ton granite monument to the enduring spirit of Vietnam and her people, in the grounds of the Ben Duoc Monument to War Martyrs. The central feature is a teardrop, symbolizing the loss and grief of many generations of Vietnam people who fought to maintain their country. The remainder symbolises a lotus flower caressed by hands, invoking the lines of a popular Vietnamese folk song. .On the body of the monument there are carvings of Vietnam historical events from the time of the country's establishment by King Hung Vuong to Independence Day, April 30th, 1975. Cu Chi, Vietnam
Palm fronds in front of a 16 meter high, 243 ton granite monument to the enduring spirit of Vietnam and her people, in the grounds of the Ben Duoc Monument to War Martyrs. The central feature is a teardrop, symbolizing the loss and grief of many generations of Vietnam people who fought to maintain their country. The remainder symbolises a lotus flower caressed by hands, invoking the lines of a popular Vietnamese folk song. .On the body of the monument there are carvings of Vietnam historical...
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  • Ben Duoc Monument to War Martyrs
  • war memorial
  • granite monument
  • symbol
  • symbolism
  • symbolic
  • teardrop
  • lotus
  • Hung Vuong
  • April 30
  • 1975
  • monument
  • War Martyrs
  • pagoda
  • Saigon
  • Gia Dinh
  • American War
  • Vietnam War
  • Cu Chi
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saigon
  • Vietnam