„The Chinese People’s Liberation Army” published by the Foreign Languages Press Peking China 1950. On the title page handmade owner signature. Chinese propaganda book about The People’s Liberation Army, photos, history, duties, organization, and plans for the future.
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was founded on 1 August 1927 during the Nanchang uprising when troops of the Kuomintang (KMT) rebelled under the leadership of Zhu De, He Long, Ye Jianying and Zhou Enlai after the Shanghai massacre of 1927 by Chiang Kai-shek. They were then known as the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army, or simply the Red Army. Between 1934 and 1935, the Red Army survived several campaigns led against it by Chiang Kai-Shek and engaged in the Long March.