The main entrance to the Headquarters of the
Royal Thai Armed Forces in
Laksi District. Here, at its
entrance, stands a monument
on the back of his
war elephant (fig.),
which is also shown on a Thai postage stamp issued in 1984 to mark Armed
Force Day (fig.),
celebrated annually on 18 January, to commemorate the victory of King
Naresuan, which took place on 18 January 1593.
Despite its strong similarity to the Suriyothai battle elephant
Thung Makhaam Yong,
this monument at the
entrance to the
Royal Thai Armed Forces HQ in Bangkok reportedly represents
King Naresuan. The roof of the
main office building features a large star,
akin to those used to
indicate ranks for officers of the Royal Thai Army and Air Force (fig.
See QUADCOPTER PICTURE.