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Part 20: Battles against the Japanese "mopping-up" campaign in the Beiyue District in winter

On Oct 25, 1939, Japanese drew up 20,000 troops and waged a winter "mopping-up" campaign upon the Beiyue District. Through 43 days and 108 battles, Chinese army killed and wounded about 3,600 enemies and won the battle against "mopping-up" campaign. More>>

1 Telegram from General Zuo Quan on enemy conditions to all branches on Oct. 26, 1939.

2. Telegram from Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Zuo Quan about battle condition of our two detachments to Bo Gu and Ye Jianying and forwarded to Chiang Kai-shek on Nov. 7, 1939.

3. Telegram from Zhu De and Peng Dehuai about the enemies who waged "mopping-up" campaign on western Shanxi province and battle condition to Cheng Qian and Yan Xishan on Nov. 7, 1939.

4. The weapons the Eighth Route Army captured in the Huangtu Ridge Battle in the Beiyue District (photo).

5. Troops attending the battle against "mopping-up" campaign (photo)

6. Telegram from Mao Zedong, Wang Jiaxiang and Teng Daiyuan to Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Military District announcing that Norihide Abe was shot to death by our troops on Nov. 24, 1939.

7. The Eighth Route Army fired mortar to enemies (photo)

8. The New China News reported the news that the Eighth Route Army shot lieutenant general Norihide Abe to death on Nov. 25, 1939.

9. "Autograph book of Norman Bethune" compiled by the political and health departments of the Eighth Route Army.

1 Telegram from General Zuo Quan on enemy conditions to all branches on Oct. 26, 1939.

2014-09-28 09:12 By: GMW.cn 

1 Telegram from General Zuo Quan on enemy conditions to all branches on Oct. 26, 1939.

1. Telegram from General Zuo Quan on enemy conditions to all branches on Oct. 26, 1939.

[Editor:Fanhua]