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.
When the two sides were still at the negotiation table, the Kuomintang government sent troops to attack the liberated areas. Shown here are some of the US-made weapons captured by the soldiers and civilians of the Liberated Areas during the Battle of Handan.