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Speech at Banquet Celebrating Insurrection of KMT Troops
September 23, 1949
[Source: People's Daily, September 24, 1949]
Owing to the insurrection of some patriotic troops among the Kuomintang armed forces, not only has the disintegration of the remnants of the Kuomintang's military forces been accelerated; moreover, it has enable us to acquire a speedily strengthening air force and navy.