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Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Famous Work Observed

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 17 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun today dedicates an article to the 8th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's famous work "On Learning from Revolutionary Soldier Spirit". The work published on Mar. 17, Juche 86 (1997) serves as a textbook of life and struggle which gave the conviction of sure victory and precious ideological pabulum to the army and the people of the DPRK in the period of the "Arduous March," the most difficult time, and the militant banner on which a tight hold must be kept by the ranks of the general march today, says the author of the article, and continues:
    It elucidates tasks and ways for learning from the revolutionary soldier spirit such as the issues of following the spirit through their features of struggle and art activities, conducting the information and agitation work of the Workers' Party of Korea in the frontline manner in keeping with actual requirements and circumstances and giving effective education in revolutionary faith and will to the Party members and other working people.
    It is thanks to the revolutionary soldier spirit that the army and the people of the DPRK have been able to devotedly defend the destiny of the country and the nation and open up the stirring new era of the building of a great prosperous powerful nation in the grim tests in which their lives were at stake.
    To cherish the unshakable faith that President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il are the best is the basic requisite to become a possessor of the revolutionary soldier spirit.
    The basic bedrock of the revolutionary soldier spirit is unquestioned loyalty to the Party and the leader. Only a man who grasps in his heart the greatnesses of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and has firm faith in the invincibility of the cause of revolution can be a fighter devotedly defending the leader and carrying through his line.
    The revolutionary soldier spirit given by Kim Jong Il is a mighty treasured sword capable of moving a mountain and filling up a sea and priceless ideological pabulum for all the functionaries, Party members and other working people in the Songun era.

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