China was backed into a corner, as the United States could allocate its military resources to destroying resistance in mainland China. Mao sought to enforce communist dogma and to rid the nation of the so-called "Four Olds;" old customs, old culture, old habits, and old ideas. Long March: ... 1935, where they met other Red army troops. On 15 August 1945, the Emperor of Japan, Hirohito, recorded a radio broadcast called the Gyokuon-hōsō or Jewel Voice Broadcast, stating that the Japanese government had accepted the Potsdam Declaration. There were Two Chinese armies back then, the Red Chinese Army which no doubt numbered in the millions, mostly tank and infantry armies. With the loss of Alaska, the disintegration of its supply lines, and a renewed American offensive on the Chinese front, spearheaded by the newest T-51b powered armor units, China could not defend itself. Agence France-Presse photographer Fred Dufour documents one of China's nearly 150 schools which aim to spread the Red Army spirit, patriotism, and discipline.

Kwantung Army Special Maneuvers. This involved a quasi-military uniform of loose-fitting fatigues, a leather belt – which was often used as a weapon to beat opponents with – and a red armband with the insignia of the Red Guard on it, an item that became symbolic of the Cultural Revolution (Esherick, 2008).

The Long March marked the emergence of Mao Zedong (1893-1976) as the undisputed leader of the Chinese Communists. [15] During the Cultural Revolution in China, Mao Zedong mobilized groups of devoted young people who called themselves "Red Guards" to carry out his new program. The website of Red Army Choir Alexandrov - Official Ensemble Academic Choir, Ballet and Orchestra from Russian Federation, founded in 1928. The Long March … The Red Army continued to advance deep into Manchuria amid resistance from the Japanese soldiers. On the basis of Mao Zedong's theory of 'people's war', it was to have both a political and social role: from distributing propaganda among the masses to arming them and helping them establish revolutionary political power. The revolutionary Red Army came into being in August 1927.