Today’s Holiday: Founding of the People’s Army of North Korea

Today’s Holiday:
Founding of the People’s Army of North Korea

The founding of the People’s Army of North Korea in 1932 is marked every year with a national public holiday. The main celebration takes place in the capital city of Pyongyang and includes oratorical meetings, where various officials praise the army’s exploits. Public displays can also include parades, gun-salutes, fireworks, choruses, dance displays, and drum-beating. While many sources list February 8, 1948, as the army’s official start-date, the North Korean government observes 1932 as the date of the army’s founding. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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