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Definition of political commissar in English:
A person responsible for political education and organization in a military unit in China.
- First, none of the top party leaders has any military background or connections, whereas none of the senior military commanders and political commissars has any experience in party politics.
- Second, Russ names Army cowards while knowingly concealing the identity of cowardly enlisted and commissioned Marines, the political commissar's and propagandist's method.
- The 1st Army was deprived of most of its Communist political commissars.
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