Chairman Kim Jong Il and Day of Songun

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By KCNA

August 25 is the Day of Songun in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

On August 25, Juche 49 (1960), Chairman Kim Jong Il started his Songun revolutionary leadership with his visit to the Seoul Ryu Kyong Su Guards 105th Tank Division of the Korean People's Army (KPA).

Songun was his revolutionary idea and practice, and political faith and mode.

From that time, the Chairman continued his inspection of units of the KPA to strengthen them into the leader's army and invincible revolutionary armed forces.

He victoriously advanced the revolution and construction with the KPA as the pillar and the main force.

Thanks to his energetic leadership, servicepersons were trained to be ones strong in idea and faith and a-match-for-a-hundred fighters, the KPA was strengthened into an invincible revolutionary Paektusan army and the great army-people unity further consolidated.

The DPRK could win victory after victory in defending socialism despite stern ordeals and tempests of history thanks to his outstanding and seasoned Songun revolutionary leadership.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un made sure that August 25 is celebrated as the Day of Songun, thus adding brilliance to the glorious history of the Songun revolution of the great leaders.

(KCNA - August 25, 2019)