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14 October 73 Memorial, Bangkok

14 October 73 Memorial - Bangkok, Thailand
14 October 73 Memorial
Ratchadamnoen Klang Road (junction of Tanao Road), Bangkok, Thailand 10200Map
Phra Nakorn
Neighborhood: Phra Nakorn
Overview

This memorial is to those killed demonstrating against the military dictatorship in October 1973. It is a conical pillar on a pedestal in the center of a small garden area. The names of those who died when tanks advanced on the crowd that gathered on Ratchadamnoen Klang, are listed on the pillar. A gallery of photographs showing the events of October 1973 are displayed behind the memorial, in a small exhibition. Downstairs is a library and office area. Services are held at the memorial on the anniversary each year, and more recent protests also use the area to remember the fallen. - AH

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