PHOTOS Collectors of relics related to Red Army hope to promote Long March spirit

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Collectors of relics related to Red Army hope to promote Long March spirit

Xinhua

23:38, June 12, 2019

Luo Xiaolong shows a grenade engraved with a sign of the revolutionary base in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 12, 2019. Luo Xiaolong, 44, is obsessed with collecting relics related to the Red Army. He raised money and established a museum in Changling Village of Gongjiang Township in Yudu County, featuring over 3,000 relics related to the Long March of the Red Army. There are a lot of undiscovered relics left in Yudu, the starting point of the Long March. Over the past 20 years, Luo has been actively seeking for the relics in different villages of Yudu, and other places in neighboring Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces. Luo's friend, Xie Jinrong, also a collection enthusiast, voluntarily offered part of his own house to exhibit their collection. Both Luo and Xie hope that more people will know the history and that their efforts can help promote the Long March spirit. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

Luo Xiaolong (R) and Xie Jinrong, both collection enthusiasts, view an old gun that was once used by the Red Army soldiers in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 12, 2019. Luo Xiaolong, 44, is obsessed with collecting relics related to the Red Army. He raised money and established a museum in Changling Village of Gongjiang Township in Yudu County, featuring over 3,000 relics related to the Long March of the Red Army. There are a lot of undiscovered relics left in Yudu, the starting point of the Long March. Over the past 20 years, Luo has been actively seeking for the relics in different villages of Yudu, and other places in neighboring Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces. Luo's friend, Xie Jinrong, also a collection enthusiast, voluntarily offered part of his own house to exhibit their collection. Both Luo and Xie hope that more people will know the history and that their efforts can help promote the Long March spirit. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

Luo Xiaolong demonstrates the process to make straw sandals in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 12, 2019. Luo Xiaolong, 44, is obsessed with collecting relics related to the Red Army. He raised money and established a museum in Changling Village of Gongjiang Township in Yudu County, featuring over 3,000 relics related to the Long March of the Red Army. There are a lot of undiscovered relics left in Yudu, the starting point of the Long March. Over the past 20 years, Luo has been actively seeking for the relics in different villages of Yudu, and other places in neighboring Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces. Luo's friend, Xie Jinrong, also a collection enthusiast, voluntarily offered part of his own house to exhibit their collection. Both Luo and Xie hope that more people will know the history and that their efforts can help promote the Long March spirit. (Xinhua/Li Renzi)

Luo Xiaolong introduces the Red Army's weapons in front of a exhibit cabinet in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 12, 2019. Luo Xiaolong, 44, is obsessed with collecting relics related to the Red Army. He raised money and established a museum in Changling Village of Gongjiang Township in Yudu County, featuring over 3,000 relics related to the Long March of the Red Army. There are a lot of undiscovered relics left in Yudu, the starting point of the Long March. Over the past 20 years, Luo has been actively seeking for the relics in different villages of Yudu, and other places in neighboring Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces. Luo's friend, Xie Jinrong, also a collection enthusiast, voluntarily offered part of his own house to exhibit their collection. Both Luo and Xie hope that more people will know the history and that their efforts can help promote the Long March spirit. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

Luo Xiaolong (R) and Xie Jinrong pose for a photo in their museum in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 12, 2019. Luo Xiaolong, 44, is obsessed with collecting relics related to the Red Army. He raised money and established a museum in Changling Village of Gongjiang Township in Yudu County, featuring over 3,000 relics related to the Long March of the Red Army. There are a lot of undiscovered relics left in Yudu, the starting point of the Long March. Over the past 20 years, Luo has been actively seeking for the relics in different villages of Yudu, and other places in neighboring Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces. Luo's friend, Xie Jinrong, also a collection enthusiast, voluntarily offered part of his own house to exhibit their collection. Both Luo and Xie hope that more people will know the history and that their efforts can help promote the Long March spirit. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)

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