in 1913 in Hunan Province, and passed away on Jan.6, 1983 in Beijing.
Yang Yong was conferred
the rank of General in 1955.
Chairman Mao was aiming at a target
with the rifle of a sharpshooter when he was watching the military
performance. The one on the right was Yang Yong, the commander of
the Beijing Military Area Command.
The 115th Division of the 8th Route
Army was marching on the Pingxingguang.
Commander Yang Yong (third from left)
was together with the leaders of the 1st Column of the Shanxi-Hebei-Shandong-Henan
Yang Yong shook hands with Chairman
Mao after he led the Chinese Peoples Volunteers back from Korea.