General-Xu Guangda (his former name is Xu Dehua)
Born on November
19,1908 in Hunan Province, and passed away on June 3, 1969.
Xu Guangda was conferred the rank of army
general in 1955.
Xu Guangda in Yanan in 1941.
In September 1955, Premier Zhou Enlai
conferred the certificate of army general to Xu Guangda (the first
from left) and others.
In December 1953, the Armored Corps
held its first ceremony to present awards to those who have made
meritorious service was held in Beijing. Zhu De (front right 2),
Xu Guangda(front right 3),Gan Siqi (front right 1) with meritorious
Xu Guangda(left 2) on the Tiananmen
Rostrum on the National Day, 1955.