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Part 23: The Battle against Japanese army’s mopping-up operations in central and northern Jiangsu in 1941

In early July, 1941, Japanese troops and their puppet forces intended to conduct mopping-up operations in Yanfu region, trying to destroy the anti-Japanese base of Chinese New Fourth Army in Yancheng. On July 20, 17,000 Japanese troops and puppet forces launched a massive offensive against Yancheng. More>>

1.Photo shows Chen Yi, Acting Commander of the New Fourth Army.

2.Photo shows Liu Shaoqi, Political Commissar of the New Fourth Army.

3.Photo shows the telegram from Chen Yi, Liu Shaoqi and Lai Chuanzhu on the research and production of a batch of landmines and torpedoes to counter the enemy’s attack to each Division Commanders on June 19, 1941.

4.Photo shows the order on reconnoitering enemy situation from Chen Yi, Liu Shaoqi and Lai Chuanzhu on July 4, 1941.

5.Photo shows the telegram from Liu Shaoqi on the bloody battle of the New Fourth Army’s fight against the enemy’s mopping-up operations in north Jiangsu to the Central Committee of CPC which was also transferred to Zhou Enlai in July, 1941.

6. Photo shows the telegram from Chen Yi, Liu Shaoqi and Lai Chuanzhu on enemy situation and the New Fourth Army’s disposition to Huang Kecheng on August 10, 1941.

7. Photo shows the telegram from Chen Yi, Liu Shaoqi and Lai Chuanzhu on the victory and experience of the battle to Mao Zedong on October 9, 1941.

8. Photo shows people in north Jiangsu performing Han Opera to celebrate the victory of the battle.

1.Photo shows Chen Yi, Acting Commander of the New Fourth Army.

2014-09-29 09:55 By: GMW.cn 
1.Photo shows Chen Yi, Acting Commander of the New Fourth Army.

1.Photo shows Chen Yi, Acting Commander of the New Fourth Army. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration)

[Editor:Fanhua]