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Part 3: The Battle of Pingxingguan

In September, 1937, Japanese troops headed south along Tianjin-Pukou Railway and Peiping (former name of Beijing)-Hankou Railway and occupied Cangzhou and Baoding in Hebei Province. Japanese troops who marched along Peiping-Suiyuan Railway to enter north Shanxi Province occupied Tianzhen, Guangling and Datong. More>>

1. Photo shows telegrams on the Battle of Pingxingguan from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong on September 25, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

2. Photo shows soldiers return in triumph from the Battle of Pingxingguan on September 26, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

3. Photo shows the report on the victory of the Battle of Pingxingguan by staff section of the Eighth Route Army on September 26, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

4. Photo shows the telegram from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai on Division 115’s victory in the Battle of Pingxingguan on September 26, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

5. Photo shows the war map of the Battle of Pingxingguan in September, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

6. Photo shows the telegram from Lin Biao and Nie Rongzhen on the combat gains from the Battle of Pingxingguan to Mao Zedong, Zhu De and Peng Dehuai on September 30, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

7. Photo shows the telegram from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai telling all divisions not to underestimate the enemy and become carried awayby the victory of the Battle of Pingxingguan on October 18, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

8. Photo shows congratulatory telegram from He Jinnian, Commander of Garrison Regiment 1 of the Eighth Route Army in the rear, on the victory of the Battle of Pingxingguan in October, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

9. Photo shows the report on the Battle of Pingxingguan in the newspaper New China on November 24, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

1. Photo shows telegrams on the Battle of Pingxingguan from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong on September 25, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

2014-09-04 14:28 By: GMW.cn 
1. Photo shows telegrams on the Battle of Pingxingguan from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong on September 25, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

1. Photo shows telegrams on the Battle of Pingxingguan from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong on September 25, 1937. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]