Dong Loc Road Junction Youth Volunteer Relic

Location: Dong Loc Commune, Can Loc District, Ha Tinh Province, about 20km from Ha Tinh City.
Characteristics: Dong Loc Road Junction is the symbol for the iron will and supreme sacrifice of young volunteers in the resistance war against American Empire.

(TITC) - Located at the intersection of National Road 15A and Provincial Road 2, Dong Loc Road Junction is the legendary place in the resistance war against American Empire. This was considered as an important traffic artery connecting the North with the South.




To ensure the clear traffic from the North to the South, thousands of soldiers and people lay down at Dong Loc Road Junction, typically 10 female youth volunteers belonging to Squad 4, Company 552, General Company 55 led by Vo Thi Tan. With the mission to protect Road 15A, 10 female youth volunteers determined to stay at this position nearly 200 days to repair the road and remove the unexploded bombs. On 24 July 1968, they died after bombardment. All were at a tender age, leaving behind pending dreams.


Many special architecture works were built at Dong Loc to commemorate 10 female youth volunteers. The highlights of which are their tombs and statue, victory monument, national memorial stele house of youth volunteer, national tradition house of youth volunteer, display house of Dong Loc Road Junction, Dong Loc bell tower.


Dong Loc Road Junction Relic has been recognized as Special National Relic since 2013. This is a destination to educate revolutionary tradition for young generation and a spiritual tourist site attracting a lot of visitors.


Thu Giang