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The Blue Shirts Society, composed of the young graduates of Huangpu Military Academy, were the secret agents of Nationalist China’s leader Chiang Kai-shek during the 1930s. Modeled on the European fascist practices, the Blue Shirts pledged unquestioned loyalty to Chiang and engaged in subversive activities and mass socialization, which helped to consolidate Chiang’s authoritarian rule before the Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937–1945.

In 1928 Chiang Kai-shek declared that warlordism in China had been eliminated and that

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:53-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, Movement|Comments Off on Blue Shirts Society (Lanyīshè 蓝衣社)|Lanyīshè 蓝衣社 (Blue Shirts Society)

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