Chairman Mao convinced the Vice Premier that he opposed the war against the United States and aided the DPRK in two words.

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Chairman Mao convinced the Vice Premier that he opposed the war against the United States and aided the DPRK in two words.

2019-02-09 09:18:21 31 ℃


In September 1950, the US army landed on the Korean Peninsula, occupied Seoul, and continued to advance northward, burning the war to the Yalu River. Mao Zedong said, "If the American army wants to expand the war, we can't just ignore it. We should take care of it."

But whether China wants to send troops?

This is an overall event and a very difficult decision. When discussing this issue at the enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee, there are two different opinions on not sending troops. One is to carry forward the spirit of internationalism and send troops to assist the DPRK. The other is that it is only after the founding of New China that it should not send troops. As Vice Premier, Chen Yun does not advocate sending troops.


Why? He believed that the new China had just been established, and the devastation left by the long-term war was in urgent need of medical treatment. Industrial and agricultural production had not yet been restored, food and industrial products were scarce, financial constraints were in place, and the military equipment was also very backward. Among them, his greatest fear is that the war of resistance to the United States and aid to Korea will affect domestic economic construction. With these questions, he went to ask Mao Zedong, "Will American planes cross the Yalu River to bomb the mainland and disrupt the economy?"

Mao Zedong answered, "No." < p > < p > Chen Yun listened, reassured, and immediately answered, "Then I agree to send troops." The words

Mao Zedong convinced Chen Yun.

Later facts also fully proved Mao Zedong's correctness. China sent troops to fight against the United States and aid the DPRK, and the Americans did not affect the overall situation of China's economic construction. In just three years, the national economy fully recovered. In 1953, the whole country began large-scale economic construction. A few years later, Chen Yun talked about it and said sincerely, "Chairman Mao is very wise."