Thomas P. DOLAN

The original caption for this photograph read: “Eighty million Chinese Communists who inhabit thousands of square miles of Northern China and are ruled, in spite of the Kuomintang (Government of Free China), by Mao Tse-Tung and his Communist Armies.” NATIONAL ARCHIVES.

The Chinese Civil War was a competition for power between Chiang Kai-shek’s more city-based Nationalist forces and Mao Zedong’s more rural Chinese Communist Party. Both sides sought to control and unify China. While Chiang

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:58-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Event, Event, Governance, History|Comments Off on Civil War 1945–1949 (Jiěfàng Zhànzhēng 解放战争)|Jiěfàng Zhànzhēng 解放战争 (Civil War 1945–1949)

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