A million bold warriors cross the Yangzi River

Baiwan xiongshi du Changjiang
百万雄师渡长江
A million bold warriors cross the Yangzi River
1960, October
Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
53x77 cm.
BG E13/795

On the night of 20 April 1949, a million heroes crossed the Yangtze River in three places along a front of a thousand li (500 km.). On the 23rd, they occupied Nanjing and ended the Guomindang’s rule. Chongming Island, near Shanghai, was liberated on 2 June, ending the battle of crossing the river successfully.

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