In Sep, 1935, the Chairman Mao Ze-dong led the Red Armies
to conquer Lazikou Pass. In the evening of Oct 5, they arrived
at Shanjiaji. In the morning of next day, they left for Zhangyi
Town. In the early morning of Oct 7, they passed Yingpin.
At that night, they rested in Xiaochagou Village. Mao slept
in Mr. Zhang's cave dwelling for one night. In Oct 8, they
arrived in Zhenyuan County in Gansu Province.
In May, 1936, the central government commanded the First
Division, 15 Division, and calvary of First Front Army to
form the West Army. Peng De-huai was in charge of this troop.
In May 19th, the troop was divided into left and right divisions
to start marching to the western China. In Jun 20, they conquered
Guyuan County. In Jul 17, they fought against the enemies
at Yanjiagou, where 300 enemy soldiers were shot dead, 300
were captured and large amount of weapons were seized by the
Red Army. In the middle of Aug, the vice chairman-Mr. Zhou
En-lai sent Liu Pei-zhi to do political propganda in Northeast
Army. In Sep 18, the head of Northeast Army and the 6th calvary
signed agreement to stop wars in certain area.