Pictorial flashback: When Vietnam freed Cambodia from a genocidal regime

40 years ago, Vietnam launched a retaliatory attack on Khmer Rouge and succeeded, freeing Cambodia from their grasp.

The Khmer Rouge, under the leadership of Pol Pot, general secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea, Cambodia’s former ruling party, invaded Vietnam and killed tens of thousands of Vietnamese from 1975 to 1979 as part of their genocidal agenda. Upon request by Cambodian revolutionaries, Vietnamese soldiers marched into Phnom Penh in January 1979 during the counter-offensive on the southwestern border to free the capital from Khmer Rouge’s regime.

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