In Hanoi, a worker militia force a thousand strong held a military march on April 24th.
rally in front of temple
handling in blood signing
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Background: In Hanoi, a worker militia force a thousand strong held a military march on April 24th. The march was a manifestation of the swift action taken by Hanoi's youth in the struggle to resist US imperialist aggression for national salvation, to defend North Vietnam and to liberate the South.
The militia contingent arrives in front of a temple dedicated to martyrs of the nation.
Colonel Dich Gon of the People's Army of Vietnam calls on the militia to raise vigilance and strengthen combat readiness to defeat the US aggressors with hard-hitting blows.
The militiamen then vied to join the army. Everyone asked to go to the front.
This worker wrote his pledge in his own blood.
Up to the latter half of April, 200 thousand youths in Hanoi have already joined the Triple Readiness Movement; 80 thousand of them have applied to join the army to fight the enemy.