A translation of Manifesto of the Communist Party was published in Shanghai.
Eighth Route Army soldiers celebrating victory on the Great Wall.
Mao Zedong went to Chongqing to talk with the Kuomintang government.
Private handicraftsmen turned to the socialist path by way of cooperatives.
Workers of the Daqing Oilfield at work.
A village-level organization signing a contract with peasants.
New Fourth Army troops on their way to the Northeast. In order to win peace and democracy and to expand the people’s forces, the Party adopted the strategic principle of “expanding its positions in the north and defending its positions in the south.” To this end, the defenses of the revolutionary base areas in North and Central China were reinforced, while a large number of cadres and troops were sent to the Northeast to establish new base areas.