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Battle of Koh Chang Naval Memorial in Laem Ngop

This naval memorial, located near Laem Ngop village on the mainland, commemorates the sailors who died in the Battle of Koh Chang, an naval encounter between the Thai and French navies in January 1941

Welcome to the naval memorialThis memorial was built to commemorate thr Battle of Koh Chang, a naval encounter between the Thai and French navies in January 1941.

It was a glorious victory for the Thai navy   – if you happen to be Thai, or a glorious victory for the French navy – if you happen to read other reports and classify the winner as the one who didn’t lose any ships or men in the brief battle.

You will find the memorial here:

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