Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1974. All text is in English.
The PLA helps train the commune’s militia, which now has over 15,000 members.
A commune cadre briefs a militia unit on the situation at home and abroad.
Three generations in the militia. Ma Hseuh-jang (foreground) on the rifle range with his father and niece. All belong to the Liuchuang battalion.