Chinese peasants on a communal farm in the 1950's during the 'Great Leap Forward'.
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Banners and a portrait of Communist Party Chairman Mao Tse-Tung adorn the front of this strange-looking freight train making its first run Yuhsien County, Shansi Province, China. According to information supplied by the Chinese...More
50 km from Beijin, near the Great Wall of China. A general view of the construction works of a dam. This was wanted by MAO ZEDONG in his GREAT LEAP FORWARD policy. This was a dam, 600 m long, 30 m high and 160 m wide. It was aimed to...More
Factory workers arrive at the Wuhan Iron and Steel works in China, circa 1958. The sign above the entrance reads 'Advance beneath the mighty banner of Mao Tse Tung!'
Women steel workers of the Chunghua Metallurgical Plant in Shanghai pouring molten steel that they smelted into sand moulds. Women have joined iron and steel making this year. Great Leap Forward. December 1958.
Employees of the Shin Chiao Hotel in Beijing build in the hotel courtyard (background) in October 1958 a small and rudimentary smelting steel furnace during the period of the 'Great Leap Forward' (1958-1959), which was due to mobilize...More
Mao Ze Dong *26.12.1893-+ Politician; Chairman of the Communist Party of China; People's Republic of China Mao (3rd from r) visiting a tractor factory in Beijing - 1958