China News Service, Kunming, April 6 (Reporter Miao Chao) During the Qingming holiday this year, the Memorial Hall of the Anti-Japanese War in West Yunnan, located in Tengchong, a famous hometown of overseas Chinese in Yunnan Province, carried out the sixth addition to the list.

The reporter learned from the Memorial Hall of the Anti-Japanese War in Western Yunnan on the 6th that a total of 87 names of the Chinese expeditionary troops were added this time.

  In 1942, the Chinese Expeditionary Force entered Burma and the British army stationed in Burma jointly defended the Japanese army in order to fight against the Japanese invaders and defend the Burma Road, the "artery" of the Anti-Japanese War.

In the 3 years and 3 months of fighting, China invested a total of 400,000 troops, and more than half of them were casualties. Countless heroic souls were buried in the vast mountains along the China-Myanmar border.

  The Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in Western Yunnan was built to commemorate the Chinese expeditionary forces and anti-Japanese heroes who fought in Myanmar. From its opening in 2013 to 2019, more than 8 million people visited the museum. After the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, the number of visitors decreased slightly. .

  During the Qingming Festival, the family members of the Chinese Expeditionary Force will carry flower baskets and wreaths, and take heavy steps to the National Memorial Cemetery behind the Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in Western Yunnan. Remember.

  The addition of engraving on the directory wall has touched the hearts of the families of the Chinese Expeditionary Forces.

During the Qingming holiday this year, 87 names were solemnly engraved on the wall of the Chinese Expeditionary Forces Directory of the Memorial Hall of the Anti-Japanese War in Western Yunnan. The staff of the museum notified the family members as soon as possible.

After receiving the news, Mr. Qi, a family member of the Chinese Expeditionary Force, choked up and said, "This is the best gift for Qingming Festival..."

  Another family member of the Chinese Expeditionary Force, Ms. Wang, said, "Qingming Festival is my mother's 85th birthday, and my grandfather is a Chinese expeditionary force. It has always been my mother's wish to engrave my grandfather's name on the directory wall. Returning to the team is a half-century patient waiting of my mother and family."

  "A country cannot be without history, and society cannot be without memory." Ma Juan, deputy curator of the Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in Western Yunnan told reporters that by sweeping sacrifices and adding to the list, let everyone remember the countless revolutionary martyrs and people with lofty ideals in China, who for today's peace, The liberation of the nation and the prosperity of the country, heroic sacrifice on the battlefield filled with gunpowder smoke.

In a warm era, we must pay tribute to heroes, sacrificial sweeps, and add to the list. The purpose is to educate people today and inherit heroism.

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