Island People’s Liberation Army launched a campaign to break the country dream of recovering the mainland Chiang Kai-shek
I liberate a country air support aircraft Island battle. Liberation Army Daily Data Information Center for Figure
event replay] [January 18, 1955, I concentrate superior force armed forces of a country on the East China Sea island of defenders to attack the KMT, the liberation of a country island quickly. This is the only time in the history of our military armed forces joint landing operations.
history is like a vigorous and long pieces, composed of its notes, is an historical event. Compared to the history of the distant, historical events, perhaps just a moment, but it often transcend time and space, stirring the echoes from the stretches without a break. Look for the liberation of a country’s history traces of the island battle, reporters often have such feelings.
54 years ago in that battle, though only playing for three hours, but had a profound impact on history: victory in the battle of the KMT forces on the nearby islands Wangfengertao, Zhejiang, Fujian coastal islands followed the liberation of Chiang Kai-shek “recovering the mainland” from the dream shattered.
witness to the battle, 79-year-old soldier Chen Shiqin, the battle is the same far-reaching impact, or even changed his life. The liberation of a country island, he was a young captain, commanding the enemy landing craft to the island of fire. Demobilized from the army, he became the liberation of a country island Martyrs Management Office, for the battle at the expense of his comrades keep hills, this Code is 20 years.
“We are at that time ah, that is not afraid of death!” Recalled 54 years ago, the smoke of artillery fire, the silver-haired old man still Nan Yi Chen Shiqin excited. In that cold winter, accompanied by the roar and rumble of artillery fighter, he led the boat to an island country entered. 3 hours later, they return to the victory, but met the KMT aircraft bombing, a bomb explosion turned the boat, the boat fell into the water on all 16 men. Fortunately, they soon encountered a military search and rescue at sea boats, in addition to a signal soldiers to sacrifice, the other 15 people were rescued.
experienced a death in the face, Chen Shiqin the battle of life and a country no longer difficult to separate the island. Demobilized from the army, he first 16 years of pioneering to the Great Northern Wilderness, and later came to the liberation of a country island Martyrs Management Office, either. Martyrs in the hill, he was a man walking 20 minutes, then climb 263 steps up the mountain, 20 years, so almost every day. Busy, he would accompany the expense of more than 400 comrades in the mountains overnight. After retirement, Chen Shiqin mountain at least once a week still. He said that my heart Keeping Thinking about the old comrades who lie buried in the mountains, and often to see them.
under the guidance of the Chen Shiqin, we boarded the locals called the “mountain of martyrs” of the cemetery. Cypress leaves, more than 400 martyrs of the tombstone neat to sleep peacefully in a tall monument behind. The unity of the motherland, these young martyrs to youth and blood never fixed in January 18, 1955, fixed in an island country, frozen in the annals of the Republic.
solemn, silent, bowing. Those visitors to the cemetery where they face are wearing the same expression, they came from Wenzhou, Ningbo and other places came to mourn martyrs. Martyrs under the wall, there are many pay homage to those who laid the wreath.
Island landing, according to a country museum curator ZHANG Shu-Jing, this year’s festival day, there are more than 50,000 people to cherish the memory of the martyrs cemetery; “July” day, memorial sold 13,000 tickets, This does not include a large number of elderly people can visit free of charge, soldiers and students. Many schools, enterprises and units regarded here as a patriotic education base.
stroll in the Memorial, that depicting old photographs, relics of the martyrs piece, as if to life, through the smoke and dust of history, tells us that the real war and the glorious past. In an aircraft model before, the reporter interviewed the East China Sea Fleet, accompanied by force division publicity chief Chun-Lin Zhao said: “54 years ago, two regiments of our division have participated in the liberation of a country island battle.”
us Academia Historica division came to this division, “Sea Eagle group,” the fighter with the brother control of the air force the island compete for a country of old photos posted prominently. Teachers Weihua Bin said: “I hit one island country is still subsonic military aircraft, today we have a replacement into a supersonic aircraft now has developed into a joint operational air, space, sea, land, a full range of the electromagnetic information under the conditions of joint operations, we only elite training hard in order to fulfill the mission, continuing the glorious ancestors! “
” Sea Eagle group “training ground, roar, a Hawk across the sky, flying to an island country in the direction. Carrying former glory, today’s mission and future hope, soar with the majesty of it, so that the echo of history between the sea and the sky of the motherland agitation.