Red Guards


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Red Guards

Chinese young people prominent in the 1965–69 Cultural Revolution.
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When I first went to China in the summer of 1965 along with two other officials from Pakistan to study the system of Chinese communes, the young red guards could be seen parading in the streets of all major cities.
Violence, Periodization and Definition of the Cultural Revolution: A Case Study of Two Deaths by the Red Guards
Those three are playing like the Red Guards (during the Chinese Cultural Revolution movement)," Ha said in a party meeting on the same day.
Nominally, the idea was to make them more communist, though in fact, it was the government's attempt to bring the Red Guards under control.
from the world," KCNA quoted Ri Il-bae, a commanding officer of the Red Guards, as saying.
As props, they used wineglasses and Western-style neckties, which Red Guards had confiscated during house raids of the bourgeoisie.
Heeding the call of Communist China's leader Mao Zedong to purge the country of "class enemies," radical youths known as Red Guards brutally attacked elite politicians, teachers, and even their own parents--in short, anyone who seemed to betray Mao's vision of Communism.
To accommodate the great throng of people each day, Red Guards bark out orders to make sure the line moves fast.
The action is fast-paced and rumbustious, and there's the usual intrigue and chicanery behind the scenes as the Cardinal's Red Guards battle to gain the upper hand over the King's Musketeers.
While it put some of the blame on Mao, the aging revolutionary leader who Western historians say unleashed the teenage Red Guards to revive his own previously flagging power, the official verdict concluded that over the course of his life he had been more right than wrong.
Open Competition: Design Work On The Overhaul Of Buildings Upfr Kungur And Kungur District Of The Perm Region, Kungur, Red Guards 45 B