My horse has its own border guards tipped to return the company to rescue trapped soldiers
soldiers like a photo taken with the No. 53. Wang Yutang Photography
Wang Yutang text and photo, “China Youth Daily”
3 28, although the season is almost “Qingming”, Pamirs, but is still bleak. Early in the morning, Zhujiang have a border regiment Kourou wood border with the former company commander Liu Chunxiao grams come from the company on a 1.5 km before the intersection of the stone, awe standing, monument with a handkerchief gently brushed the dust.
This is a 1 meter high, 45 cm wide strip of stone, the front engraved: cavalry number 53; the back is: the name “Black Rose”; achievements: serving 8 years and 7 months, accompanied any company commander had 3, 4 appointed instructor, will participate in post eight times, had been a coach, saved his comrades, patrolling more than 40,000 km mileage, in August 2004 because of the expense to save the company commander Liu Chunxiao.
“my ‘good fellow’, tomorrow I’m going to leave jobs, and perhaps the last to see you, but I will not forget you.” Liu Chunxiao finished, pulled from the arms a bag of fried beans on the steps, a solemn salute to King.
According to reports, 53, who has a pure charger descent. It’s “predecessors” is a ride in the 1950′s northern plateau, many times awarded the exploits of the “Black Whirlwind”, has been hit with a hoof Tisi Feibing, mouth bites the history of war criminals. Later, the “Black Whirlwind” retired, their descendants remain in the plateau.
1997 in early 53 after birth, able-bodied, shiny black coat, the soldiers liked it. Sometimes, families and children to teams like touch its head. It is always calmly licking everyone’s hands and skirt.
company each patrol, to keep the total 53 soldiers around, ran back, familiar with the terrain. Time, flash floods hit the way patrol, soldiers Bai Puxi inadvertently involved in the flood. Officers and men who do nothing when I saw the No. 53 flew past, the bite of the white sleeve, pulled him ashore.
2003 winter, due to snow blocking the road was, trapped in the valley patrol unit, radio no signal, 53, was ordered alone, “returned the company messenger.” 9 hours later, trapped men successfully escaped.
Since then, the officers and men more like it, and sometimes eat their own bread left half of it, took out his pocket and sometimes fried beans on its mouth.
53 No. gentle nature, love, and its soldiers are training together for riding, so more than 53 other peers have more control of the military action. Pegasus matter whether it is picking up across the barrier pack of people standing, lie down, cover, etc., it is with the “masters” to complete very understanding.
2004 August, will post that even with the neighbor. Three days later the way back, the mountain suddenly began to rain, became exhausted, the soldiers flashlight, along the trail cautiously.
line to the steep hillside, suddenly, the forepaw was 53 stones stumbled, front legs forward quickly unwinding a few steps. 53 and seeing the back of both man and horse to fall Liu Chunxiao Canyon. One thousand are out of the occasion, I saw put up 53 forepaw, bent a bomb, the Liu Chunxiao thrown heavily to the ground, then he forepaw fall Zaijin the 30-meter-deep valley.
when 53 soldiers were shouting the names of tears, at the bottom to find it when I saw it lying on the rubble heap, mouth and nose bled tears. Soldiers tears came to it with a towel and wipe his lips with the blood.
“must take the 53 save!” Comrades in arms crying and carrying it, rain go 10 km mountain. One company, Medical infusion rapidly save, find the root of its more broken ribs, multiple organ rupture.
next morning, the 53 never closed his eyes, left, and its comrades in daily life.
we are reluctant to bury it, over several consecutive night guarding it, eat it alive like fried beans and fresh reed grass on its mouth.
few days later, the company commander decided to patrol the intersection monumentalise, so that the “loyal ally” and as alive as they embark on patrol roads.
later, when even under the new recruits, veterans leave, the company must be in the “cavalry” Monument of the former on a lively education classes, encouraging everyone to take root border, to serve the motherland. When patrol this point, the soldiers will take the initiative to dismount, facing a solemn salute King tombstone.