As many as 633 women whose husbands and children laid down their lives for the national independence living the central provinces of Thanh Hoa and Ha Tinh were awarded the title “Vietnamese Heroic Mother” at a ceremony held on August 29.

The presentation of the title is among practical activities to reflect the Party, State and people’s recognition of the mothers’ sacrifices and dedications.

During the two resistance wars against French and US forces, nearly 60,000 people in Thanh Hoa and 28,500 in Ha Tinh province sacrificed their lives for the national liberation.
Similar ceremonies have also been held across the country to mark the 69 th National Day (September 2).-VNA