8,000 Hunan women supporting Xinjiang construction

Updated:2016-08-09 15:34:49

Rednet (Urumchi): In the early 1950s, in active response to China’s policy “Guard the Frontier and Build the borderland”, 8,000 Hunan women were drafted into the army to Xinjiang for Xinjiang’s construction and prosperity.

Praised as “first-generation mothers in the wasteland of Xinjiang”,they have contributed much to Xinjiang development and have become special bonds between Hunan and Xinjiang since their 17 or 18 years old.

Original link: 芙蓉花开天山下 纪念八千湘女进疆66周年

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