Decisive Victory 大决战 Episode 8 Recap
Zhao Xingyuan, deputy instructor of the 1st Battalion of the 20th Regiment of the 7th Division, gave a speech to everyone, and then asked Zhao Xuzhen to give a speech to everyone, and Zhao Xuzhen gave Fang Tianjing the opportunity to speak. Fang Tianjing talked about the tragedy of her childhood and the negative attitude of always wanting to be a deserter after serving as a soldier. These were all changed because of Wang Fumin’s sacrifice.
He firmly believes that he is a communist fighter and must follow the party. Mao Zedong, Zhu De, Zhou Enlai, Liu Shaoqi, and others are discussing the current development of the Northeast Democratic Alliance Army. They have achieved a huge reversal of the gap with the Kuomintang Army.
There is an upsurge to join the army in various places. Mao Zedong said that in the final analysis, it is because of the Agrarian Revolution. After that, the military situation is bound to undergo major changes. On February 1, 1947, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held a Politburo meeting in Yan’an. Mao Zedong formally put forward an amazing conclusion at the meeting that the revolutionary climax was about to come.
The reporters asked Mao Zedong questions about this new upsurge of the revolution, and Mao Zedong answered the questions of the reporters one by one. Mao Zedong said that not only the military is about to change, but also political and people’s livelihoods will see huge changes.
The people’s movement in Chiang’s district is booming. The scale of the anti-civil war and unity and self-help movements in major cities across the country has exceeded any previous period. The anti-Chiang united front has been formed and is expanding. Our party and the Chinese people are absolutely sure of the final outcome. Victory.
In Nanjing, after seeing Mao Zedong’s “Meeting the New Climax of the Chinese Revolution”, Chiang Kai-shek thought Mao Zedong had high self-esteem. Afterward, Chiang Kai-shek held a press conference, claiming that the Communist Party’s resistance would not succeed and that the Kuomintang’s reunification of the country was just around the corner. After talking about this, Chiang Kai-shek left, no longer answering any questions from reporters.
On March 13, 1947, Chiang Kai-shek ordered Hu Zongnan to lead an army to attack the Liberated Area of Northern Shaanxi from the south, west, and north. The Kuomintang changed from a full-scale offensive to a key offensive on the two wings of northern Shaanxi and Shandong. The ordinary people in northern Shaanxi retreated in an orderly manner under the leadership of the Red Army. Mao Zedong called Xi Zhongxun away.
Xi Zhongxun said that Peng Dehuai planned to take Hu Zongnan’s troops away and then lead them to the ambush circle. When the villagers learned that Mao Zedong was leaving, they came to tell Chairman Mao not to leave. Mao Zedong comforted everyone, and everyone immediately understood that they had to wait for Chairman Mao and the People’s Liberation Army to return in Yan’an.
In March 1947, under the condition of interception and chasing troops, the Party Central Committee began a long and difficult transfer to northern Shaanxi. At the same time, it gradually evacuated some central agencies from northern Shaanxi. Zhu De and Liu Shaoqi went to North China to find the new Central Working Committee. The foothold.
Central leaders such as Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, and Ren Bishi, proceeding from the overall situation of the revolution, and from the overall strategic considerations, insisted on staying in northern Shaanxi. This effectively contained Hu Zongnan’s 200,000 troops, which is a great deal to the military and civilians of the liberated areas and the people of the whole country. Inspire. After Hu Zongnan occupied Yan’an, he saw a note left by Mao Zedong.
Chiang Kai-shek held a cocktail party to celebrate Hu Zongnan’s army regaining Yan’an. He believed that the failure of the Communist Party was doomed. At this time, Hu Zongnan’s troops were biting the center. Xi Zhongxun and Peng Dehuai thought of going together. They decided to defeat the single 135 division and have a quick and decisive annihilation battle.
More than a month later, the Northwest Field Corps won three consecutive victories and captured a lot of Hu Zongnan’s weapons and artillery. Zhou Enlai’s speech on this topic greatly encouraged the confidence of soldiers and people in the military region. When Chiang Kai-shek learned that Hu Zongnan had been defeated repeatedly in Yan’an, he made up his mind to go to Yan’an. Hu Zongnan persuaded him to think twice, but Chiang Kai-shek had made up his mind.
Mao Zedong was unwilling to cross the river. He wanted to go west. Zhu De strongly opposed it. It was dangerous to do so. Before the dispute between the two came out, Hu Qiaomu ran in and said that Liu Kan’s troops were only a dozen miles away from them. In May 1947, Chen Yi and Su Yu commanded the East China Field Army to wipe out the 74th Division, one of the five main forces of the Kuomintang Army in the Menglianggu area of Mengyin, Shandong, and basically smashed the Kuomintang Army’s key attack on the Shandong Liberated Area.
On June 30, 1947, Liu Bocheng and Deng Xiaoping commanded the main force of the Jin-Hebei-Lu-Yu Field Army to launch the Southwest Campaign, breaking through the KMT Army’s Yellow River defense line in one fell swoop, opening the prelude to the People’s Liberation Army’s transition to a strategic offensive.
Ambassador Stuart thought that it was not a good sign for the Kuomintang army to cross the Yellow River. However, Chiang Kai-shek ignored it and believed that Stuart was blindly commanding. Chiang Kai-shek was preparing to issue a general mobilization order for the fight against rebellion, for which everyone discussed the detailed rules. Xi Zhongxun went to meet with Mao Zedong, and Mao Zedong wanted to entrust him with the land reform work in the Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Region.