Print 1724 c1: The Long March 1935/1937. Chinese Communists' flag before the war was red, with star and sickle-and-hammer. Print 1724 c2: Gen. Peng Teh-hai's [Peng Dehuai] headquarters in Yun Yang [Yunyang], Shensi [Shaanxi] - 1937. Before World War II (1937) the flag of the Red Army of the Chinese Communists bore the sickle-and-hammer insignia of world communism. The symbol is not used on the present flag of Red China. Print 1724 c3: Prior to outbreak of war with Japan in 1937, Chinese Red flag bore Communist [sickle]-and-hammer symbol. It was abandoned after the war.