Tag Archives: History

Yonphung Revolutionary Site

The Yonphung Revolutionary Site is in Kanggye City, Jagang Province. Here, in December 1950 when the Fatherland Liberation War was still raging, President Kim Il Sung guided the 30th plenary meeting of the DPRK Cabinet and prepared the third plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, calling the entire Party […]

Victory Day, July 27th

The army and people of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea defeated the world´s would-be “strongest” US imperialists and other invaders in the three-year Fatherland Liberation War and won a brilliant victory on July 27 61 years ago. Kim Un Hui, lecturer of the Jonsung Revolution Museum, has this to say: “On June 25, Juche […]

What Made Korea the Winner?

During the Korean war in the early 1950s the US imperialists mobilized more than two million troops of 15 satellite states, the south Korean puppet army and Japanese militarists and huge latest combat equipment. When they provoked the war, Korea was young, fewer than two years after the founding of the state. During the three-year […]

The Hall Where the Armistice Agreement was Signed

The hall where the armistice agreement was signed is in Kaesong City in the center of the Korean peninsula. In the hall the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, announcing the great victory of the Korean people who defeated the US imperialist aggressors in the three-year Fatherland Liberation War. In Juche 34 or 1945, the US […]

Kosanjin Revolutionary Site Tells Immortal Exploits

In the northern border area of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea there is the Kosanjin Revolutionary Site telling the immortal exploits of the great leader President Kim Il Sung for the victory in the war. It is associated with the immortal revolutionary feats of President Kim Il Sung who organized and led new counteroffensives […]

National Musical Instrument – Kayagum

Kayagum is a Korean national string instrument. It was made in a country called Kaya in the Korean history. Hence the name kayagum. Kayagum was invented by talented musician Uruk who was active at the beginning of the sixth century. Kayagum has a soft and elegant sound. Its structure is simple and tone can be […]

A Story about the Flag of the Republic

The family of Im Jong Hui in Phalgol-dong 2, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, often visits the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum. The museum tells about the exploits performed by the great President Kim Il Sung who repulsed the armed invasion of the US imperialists and honorably safeguarded the freedom and independence of the country and about […]

Juche-oriented Military Tactics Created During the War

The Korean army and people warmly recall the immortal exploits of the great leader President Kim Il Sung who led the three-year Fatherland Liberation War to a brilliant victory more than 60 years ago. In the early 1950s the US imperialists threw huge aggressive forces armed with modern weapons into the Korean war in a […]

Kim Il Sung at the Front

During the Korean war forced by the US imperialists in the early 50s of the last century, the great leader President Kim Il Sung continuously inspected the dangerous far-off front and vigorously aroused the army and people to annihiliate the enemy. One day in July Juche 39 or 1950 at the beginning of the war […]

Stamp Marks Birth Anniversary of Kim Hyong Jik

The DPRK State Stamp Bureau issued a stamp in commemoration of the 120th birth anniversary (July 10, 1894) of Kim Hyong Jik, an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement in Korea. Seen in the upper part of the stamp are the letters: “In commemoration of the 120th birth anniversary of Kim Hyong Jik, […]

The Idea of Jiwon

July the 10th this year is the 120th birth anniversary of the indomitable revolutionary fighter Kim Hyong Jik, an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement of Korea. Kim Hyong Jik, the father of the great President Kim Il Sung, regarded the idea of Jiwon or “aim high” as his unchangeable revolutionary motto and […]

The Immortal Name of Kim Il Sung

In history there are many statesmen and leaders well-known in their lifetime for their merits for humanity. But none of them rendered so distinguished services to the cause of global independence with an unsurpassed resolute sense of independence and justice and thus enjoyed so boundless praise of all people as the great leader President Kim […]

The Unforgettable Day I Met Kim Il Sung

Han Mi Hwa, teacher of the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace, says: “In my accordion circle room, there is a photograph which firstly catches my eyes. My circle members and I had the photograph taken with the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung when he visited the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace on September the 4th, Juche 78 or 1989. […]

Kim Il Sung and the Fork Road to Mangyongdae

The Koreans always remember a story associated with the fork road to Mangyongdae along with many other exciting stories on President Kim Il Sung’s tours of inspection. On October 9, 1945, he, on a tour of inspection of the Kangson Steel Works stopped his car on the fork road to Mangyongdae. He got off the […]

Kim Il Sung’s Historic Radio Address

The US imperialists instigated the Syngman Rhee clique of south Korea to trigger off the Korean war on June 25, Juche 39 or 1950. It was less than two years after the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea was founded. Lecturer of the Jonsung Revolution Museum Jang Ok Byol says: “The Korean war was a confrontation […]

Ardent Patriot Kim Ung U

Kim Ung U is the great-grandfather of Kim Il Sung, the great leader of the Korean people. He was born in the then Jungsong-ri, Pyongyang, on June 17, 1848. He had unusually strong patriotism from his childhood. His burning patriotism was fully manifested in the struggle for burning down the US imperialist aggressor ship “General […]

Indomitable Revolutionary Kim Chol Ju

Kim Chol Ju, younger brother of the great Kim Il Sung, was an ardent revolutionary fighter who devoted his life to the revolution. Kim Chol Ju was born at Mangyongdae in Pyongyang on June 12, Juche 5 or 1916 when dark clouds hung heavily over the occupied country. He was the second son of father […]

The Battle of Pochonbo

June 4 this year is the 77th anniversary of the victory in the Pochonbo Battle organized and commanded by the great leader Kim Il Sung during the anti-Japanese armed struggle in Korea. The time around the Pochonbo Battle was rigorous under the barbaric colonial rule of the Japanese imperialists. In the middle of the 1930s […]