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The PLA General Political Department Tells all CCP Members to Study “The CCP History, Vol. II”

According to China’s People’s Liberation Army Newspaper, the PLA General Political Department issued a notice on January 26, 2011, telling all PLA Party committees and political organs to organize CCP members and cadres to study The Chinese Communist Party History” Volume II. The second volume covers 29 years of Party history, from October 1949, when the People’s Republic of China was established, to December 1978, when the 3rd Plenary Session of the Eleventh CCP National Congress was held.

The notice emphasizes that “studying volume II of the CCP’s history is an important political task, which must be done urgently and well.” The purpose is to “further strengthen the Party’s absolute leadership over the army.” It calls on all the PLA personnel to “walk on the socialist path with Chinese characteristics with more firmness, confidence and determination.”

Source: Jiefangjun Bao (The PLA Newspaper), January 27, 2011