Sports Thrive in the Revolutionary Bases
During the period 1927-1949, the embattled China was dotted with many Communistled revolutionary bases or liberated areas. Here sporting activities were carried out inevery possible way under difficult conditions?for the definite purpose of building upphysique to beat the enemy and win the people’s wars. Physical education was related closely to military training. At the same time, a good foundation was laid for the later development of sport as a socialist cause.
Chairman Mao Zedong in 1946 in Yan'an,cradle of the Chinese revolution. He encouraged people to improve their fitness level through his own participation in various sporting activities.
Commander-in-Chief Zhu De(1886-1976)reviewed Young Pioneers'military drills held in May 1932 in the Central Soviet Area in Fujian Province.
A "Fighting"Basketall Team was set up by He Long(1896-1969),commander of the Communist-led Division 120.Picture shows him(R-2,seated)together with the team after a match with the Anti-Japanese Military and Political University in Xingxian,Shanxi Province.
General Chen Yi(R,1901-1972)never failed to play n game or two between heated battles.
Commander-in-Chief Zhu De (receiving the ball) in a volleyball game at the Anti-Japanese Military and Political University in 1940.
A football match at a sports meet held by Division 115 in a revolutionary base in Shandong Province,澳门银河娱乐场.
Tennis fans at the Red Army University in northern Shaanxi, in 1936.
Busy as they were,people at the liaison office set up by the Communist-led Eighth Route Army(reorganized from the Red Army)in 1937 in Xi'an,Shaanxi Province,managed to play ball and chess games in order to keep fit.
Children at a kindergarten in wartime Yan'an
At a sports meet held by the First Army Group of the Red Army on May 1, 1937.
At a sports meet held by the First Army Group of the Red Army on May 1,澳门银河娱乐场, 1937.
In the winter of 1942,a sports meet was sponsored by the Office of the Eighth Route Army in Chongqing,with the attendance of many well-known public figures,澳门银河娱乐场,including Pan Zinian(running at the centre),Mao Dun on his right and Shen Junry running abreast of him.
In September 1942 a sports meet was staged in Yan'an??the biggest ever held in revolutionary base during the War of Resistance Against Japan, with more than 1,300 athletes from all walks of life competing in 23 sports.
Copyright © 2015-2016 All Rights Reserved. 澳门银河娱乐场版权所有 网站地图