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China publishes Chairman Mao's manuscripts on military

2010-02-07 15:00 BJT

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- China has published Chairman Mao Zedong's manuscripts on military theory and strategies and national defense, part of which were made public for the first time.

The book, in three volumes, were distributed across China Sunday. The 821 manuscripts included Chairman Mao's telegraphs, instructions, speeches, talks, letters and inscriptions on military topics, among which 91 had not been released before.

Compiled by the Party Literature Research Center of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Academy of Military Sciences, the book reflected Chairman Mao's thoughts on modernizing national defense and building the military after the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949.

Editor: Zhang Pengfei | Source: Xinhua