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Ba Yi or August 1 home for army veterans on the outskirts of China’s Yan’an city is a sprawling complex of sunlit rooms, quiet, antiseptic corridors and manicured gardens.(HT Photo (Sutirtho Patranobis))

An old age oasis for veterans of China’s Red Army

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Yan’an (Shaanxi)
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2019 03:37 PM IST
At least half-a-dozen of its inmates were part of the Red Army, the predecessor of the People’s Liberation Army, and fought during the civil war and the anti-Japanese war in the late 1930s and 1940s.
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