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In 1959, an #oilfield was discovered in northern #China and was named “Daqing” which means “big celebration.” It has produced over 50 million tonnes of crude annually for 27 consecutive years. Today, Daqing remains China’s largest oilfield.
In 1954, the Yangtze River Basin suffered a number of catastrophic floods due to an unusually high volume of precipitation. Under the leadership of the CPC, people across the country were united to help Wuhan residents fight against the floods.
The painting, “The Battle of Loushan Pass” depicts the fierce battle in Loushan Pass in 1935 between the Chinese Red Army led by the CPC and the Brigade of the Guizhou Army controlled by the Kuomintang (KMT).