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.
The newly established People’s Republic faced a serious challenge from widespread harassment by Kuomintang special agents, political bandits and other reactionary elements. The PLA fought battles to eliminate the bandits; a nationwide campaign was launched to suppress counterrevolutionaries. As a result, Chinese society achieved unprecedented stability. Tibetan militiamen in Yunnan Province are shown here reporting the activities of bandits to the PLA troop