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Part 13: Counterattack on the siege by nine routes of enemy troops in Southeast Shanxi

On April 4, the first corps of Japanese North China Area Army concentrated more than 30,000 soldiers to start off at places including Tong Pu, Zheng Tai, Peiping-Hankou Railway, Chang Zhi, Tun Guo, etc. to besiege the Eighth Route Army and Nationalist forces from nine directions. More>>

1. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Xu Xiangqian, to Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Deng Xiaoping on the planning of the counterattack on the nine routes of enemy troops on March 20, 1938.

2. Photo shows a mobilization meeting held by a unit of the Eighth Route Army.

3. Soldiers from Division 129 of the Eighth Route Army entered Yushe Japanese headquarters during their battle to smash Japanese siege from nine directions.

4. Report from Division 129 of the Eighth Route Army on battle at Changle Village on April 17, 1938.

5. Photo shows the telegraph forwarded by Liu Bocheng, Xu Xiangqian and Deng Xiaoping to Peng Dehuai on the intelligence of Japanese Army captured during the battle at Changle Village on April 20, 1938.

6. Photo shows a part of trophies after the victory of the battle at Changle Village.

7. Photo shows people celebrating the victory of counterattack on the siege.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Xu Xiangqian, to Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Deng Xiaoping on the planning of the counterattack on the nine routes of enemy troops on March 20, 1938.

2014-09-12 10:02 By: GMW.cn 

1. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Xu Xiangqian, to Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Deng Xiaoping on the planning of the counterattack on the nine routes of enemy troops on March 20, 1938.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Xu Xiangqian, to Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Deng Xiaoping on the planning of the counterattack on the nine routes of enemy troops on March 20, 1938.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Xu Xiangqian, to Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Deng Xiaoping on the planning of the counterattack on the nine routes of enemy troops on March 20, 1938. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]