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Part 25: The Battle against “mopping-up” in Taihang and Taiyue anti-Japanese bases in summer

Japanese army launched summer “mopping-up” campaigns in Taihang and Taiyue anti-Japanese bases with over 30,000 soldiers in May, 1942. On May 19, 25,000 enemies began its “mopping-up” campaigns to the headquarters of the Eighth Route Army and the northern areas of Taihang anti-Japanese base. More>>

2. Photo shows the telegram from Peng Dehuai, Zuo Quan and Luo Ruiqing on the deployment of fight against the enemy’s mopping-up in Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei region to Nie Rongzhen on May 18, 1942.

3. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng, Deng Xiaoping and Li Da on the combat order of fight against Japanese army’s mopping-up to each troops on May 22, 1942.

4. Photo shows the telegram from Peng Dehuai and Zuo Quan on the combat order of fight against Japanese army’s mopping-up to Liu Bocheng and Li Da in May, 1942.

5. Photo shows the report by the First Bureau of War Department on the enemy’s mopping-up in Taihang Mountain areas and its attack on the Eighth Route Army’s headquarters on June 1, 1942.

6. Photo shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng, Deng Xiaoping and Li Da on the plan of cutting off the Baigui-Jincheng Railway supply line and supporting the fight against mopping-up in Taihang Mountain areas to Chen Geng on June 4, 1942.

7. Photo shows the report by Liu Bocheng and Deng Xiaoping on the experience of struggling against the “nibbling” campaign in the second military subarea of Taihang Mountain on June 3, 1942.

8. Photo shows Zuo Quan, Vice-Chief of Staff of the Eighth Route Army.

1. Phtoto shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Li Da on the enemy’s mopping-up and the Taiyue column’s countermeasures to Chen Geng on May 16, 1942.

2014-09-29 10:40 By: GMW.cn 

1. Phtoto shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Li Da on the enemy’s mopping-up and the Taiyue column’s countermeasures to Chen Geng on May 16, 1942.

1. Phtoto shows the telegram from Liu Bocheng and Li Da on the enemy’s mopping-up and the Taiyue column’s countermeasures to Chen Geng on May 16, 1942. (Photo provided by the State Archives Administration of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]