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  Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak Memorial

 

Thailand

Statue of Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak in front of the Provincial Hall in Uttaradit, holding two swords, of which one is broken.

 

In 1773, this military leader succeeded in averting a Burmese invasion in this region.

 

  Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak Memorial

 

  Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak Memorial

 

According to legend, this hero fought the enemy bravely and without fear, slashing his swords so hard that one of them finally broke (fig.).

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