Eighth Route Army scouts watching a train - perhaps reconnaissance prior to an attack, Central Hebei (冀中)

Eighth Route Army scouts watching a train -  perhaps reconnaissance prior to an attack, Central Hebei (冀中)

Collection

Lindsay, Michael

Identifier

ML02-d001

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: ML02-d001. Translation of the caption in Chinese on the back of the print: (冀中平原游击战 我八路军经常活动在平汉路两侧,图为我侦查员与爆炸手白天在路旁侦查情况,准备夜晚进行破击): 'Guerrilla Warfare in the Central Hebei Plain. Eighth Route Army is often active on both sides of the Pinghan Railway. The picture shows scouts and bombers scouting the situation by the roadside during the day in preparation for a breakthrough attack at night'.

Caption on photograph

  冀中平原游击战 我八路军经常活动在平汉路两侧,图为我侦查员与爆炸手白天在路旁侦查情况,准备夜晚进行破击。

Location

Hebei

Estimated Date

1938-1939

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph