This is a group of Chinese army posters found at the beginning of the establishment of China, reflecting memories of that era. These posters show severe military challenges in the early period after the foundation of New China.
“Practice hard to master the military skill, prepare for war at any moment.” – Female militia are training for anti-tank skills, the background is the 1969 Sino-Soviet Treasure Island conflict.
“Morning light is beginning to show on training ground.” – The militia are doing the shooting training practice.
“Never forget class suffering, hold the gun tightly.”
“The artillery troops” – Female militia’s coastal bombardment training.
“A mortar squad”
“Enhance vigilance and strengthen troop drills.”
“Always be on the alert and be sure to wipe out the invading enemy.”
Naval soldiers are doing torpedo boat training; torpedo boat can usually defeat a far more powerful enemy.
Female militia’s rifle training.
“Learn from Guo Xingfu” – Anti-aircraft bombardment training.
“Impart military skills.”
The cavalry shooting training.
The combat hero Qiu Shaoyun
Posters of self-defensive counter-attack on Viet Nam
“We will not attack unless we are attacked; if we are attacked,we will certainly counterattack.”