In 1927, Nanchang City had an area of 8.28 square kilometers and a population of 170,000. The city is surrounded by walls with seven gates. At that time, the enemy troops stationed in Nanchang included the Guard Regiment of the Fifth Front Army, the 23rd and 24th Regiments of the Third Army, the 57th Regiment of the Sixth Army, and the 79th and 80th Regiments of the Ninth Army, totaling about 6,000 troops. people. Our troops include the 20th Army led by He Long, the 24th Division of the 11th Army led by Ye Ting, and some students of the Third Army Officer Education Corps led by Zhu De, as well as the 10th Division of Cai Tingkai, who is preparing to mobilize for the uprising, and the plan After the uprising, the twenty-fifth division of the Fourth Army rushed to Nanchang, with a total of more than 20,000 people. According to the operational deployment determined by the front committee, He Long's department was responsible for attacking the enemy's command organization and the 79th regiment of the Ninth Army, and Ye Ting's department was responsible for attacking the remaining enemy regiments. Zhu De followed the deployment of the former committee. On the evening of July 31, in the name of entertaining guests and playing mahjong, he restrained the commander and deputy of the two enemy regiments, effectively cooperating with the fighting of the uprising.
Time of issue: : 2022-01-17