Eighth Route Army Guilin Office

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Eighth Route Army Guilin Office

Eighth Route Army Guilin Office
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8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
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SOH KIEN PENG
By SOH KIEN PENG
Informative
Aug 2016
I stayed at Hanting Express hotel, walked my way to Diecai Hill early in the morning. On my way back to my hotel, came across this wartime office of the Eighth Route Army. The office is quite visible from the main road and I noticed her earlier when I was on my way to Diecai hills but the door was not closed then. When I walked into the office on my way back to my hotel, it was already 9 am. The admission into the office is free. There were artefact displays of the office operated by the 8th Route Army and the dwellings were well preserved to reflect the authentic architecture during those turbulent age. The office was more like a museum now. During the Second World War, Japan was determined to conquer China. To the Japanese imperialists, China was the jumping board and could provide the huge manpower and the vast natural resources for Japan to use as a platform to achieve her ambition to conquer the whole world. Since the Meiji restoration, Japan speedily modernized into a military powerful nation. In terms of military strength, China was no match with Japan at that time. Once the war broke out, the ruthless Japanese Imperial Army quickly annexed a huge chunk of China territory. China was at the brink of collapse and the Kuomintang army under General Chiang Kai Shek was forced to retreat into the hinterland. In an era of national crisis, both the communists and the Kuomintang armies decided to join forces to fight in an united front against the brutal Japanese invading forces. This office of the 8th route Army was born out of this coalition. The museum showed many photographs of the brutality and inhuman persecution of the millions of Chinese people who died under the hands of the Japanese aggressors. The Japanese underestimated the potential of the Chinese people to launch the relentless counter attacks against the Japanese. Both at the battle front and behind the enemy lines, the Chinese joint forces hit the Japanese armies by surprise. The battle dragged into a 14-yr protracted war and the resources of the invaders were gradually exhausted as the war dragged on. They became impatient and even more ruthless. The sense of patriotism is imbued in the long history of the Chinese culture and flow in the blood of the billions of the Chinese people. Despite technological backward, the Chinese resistance against foreign domination and aggression was immensely unstoppable. The 8th Route Army was one of the crucial forces that infiltrated into the enemy’s territories and conduct surprise ambushes to destabilize the Japanese strategy. They also proactively conducted patriotic propaganda among the masses and in the formation of local people’s militia units to combat the Japanese. The museum is free. The artefact display and many photographs greatly help me to understand the operations of the 8th Route Army and their living condition in Guilin at that time. The visit kicks off my interest to read more about the 8th Route Army.

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SOH KIEN PENG
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Aug 2016 • Couples
I stayed at Hanting Express hotel, walked my way to Diecai Hill early in the morning. On my way back to my hotel, came across this wartime office of the Eighth Route Army. The office is quite visible from the main road and I noticed her earlier when I was on my way to Diecai hills but the door was not closed then.
When I walked into the office on my way back to my hotel, it was already 9 am. The admission into the office is free. There were artefact displays of the office operated by the 8th Route Army and the dwellings were well preserved to reflect the authentic architecture during those turbulent age. The office was more like a museum now.

During the Second World War, Japan was determined to conquer China. To the Japanese imperialists, China was the jumping board and could provide the huge manpower and the vast natural resources for Japan to use as a platform to achieve her ambition to conquer the whole world. Since the Meiji restoration, Japan speedily modernized into a military powerful nation.

In terms of military strength, China was no match with Japan at that time. Once the war broke out, the ruthless Japanese Imperial Army quickly annexed a huge chunk of China territory. China was at the brink of collapse and the Kuomintang army under General Chiang Kai Shek was forced to retreat into the hinterland.

In an era of national crisis, both the communists and the Kuomintang armies decided to join forces to fight in an united front against the brutal Japanese invading forces. This office of the 8th route Army was born out of this coalition.

The museum showed many photographs of the brutality and inhuman persecution of the millions of Chinese people who died under the hands of the Japanese aggressors. The Japanese underestimated the potential of the Chinese people to launch the relentless counter attacks against the Japanese. Both at the battle front and behind the enemy lines, the Chinese joint forces hit the Japanese armies by surprise. The battle dragged into a 14-yr protracted war and the resources of the invaders were gradually exhausted as the war dragged on. They became impatient and even more ruthless.

The sense of patriotism is imbued in the long history of the Chinese culture and flow in the blood of the billions of the Chinese people. Despite technological backward, the Chinese resistance against foreign domination and aggression was immensely unstoppable.

The 8th Route Army was one of the crucial forces that infiltrated into the enemy’s territories and conduct surprise ambushes to destabilize the Japanese strategy. They also proactively conducted patriotic propaganda among the masses and in the formation of local people’s militia units to combat the Japanese.

The museum is free. The artefact display and many photographs greatly help me to understand the operations of the 8th Route Army and their living condition in Guilin at that time. The visit kicks off my interest to read more about the 8th Route Army.
Written September 14, 2016
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