Born in 1900 in Hubei Province and died in 1970 in Zhengzhou. Promoted to General of the Army in 1955 (Equivalent to 4 Stars). He was very famous in Chinese War of Liberation and sick after 1949.
Xu Haidong was conferred the rank of army general in 1955.
In 1938, some leaders of the Party Central Committee and the Eighth Route Army gathered at Yanan airport. From the right: Xu Haidong, He Long, Peng Dehuai, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping, Deng Daiyuan, Luo Ronghuai, Xiao Ke, Guan Xiangying and Cheng Zihua.
In Febueary 1936, some leaders of the First Red Army Group at Chunhua County, Shaanxi Province. From the left:Wang Shoudao, Luo Ruiqin, Yang Shangkun, Cheng Zihua, Nie Rongzhen, Chen Guang, Xu Haidong and Deng Xiaoping.
Xu Haidong, his wife Zhou Dongping and their daughter.
Xu Haidong(front) at the enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission in May 1958.