The Long March of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army is hailed as the “Red Ribbon on the Earth.” The Long March was characterized by revolutionary heroism and, at the same time, was no lack of revolutionary romanticism. This arduous journey also presented two difficult questions: whether to celebrate festivals and holidays or not and whether to celebrate them simply or grandly. By exploring such trade-offs, we can appreciate a strong sense of national identity among the Red Army soldiers as idealists, grasp more historical details of the world-shattering Long March, and feel the resilience and greatness of the Chinese nation



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