Chiang Kai-shek


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Chinese military and political figure

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In 1949, Mao's army defeated Chiang Kai-shek and entered Beijing from its rural base.
Over the decades Chiang Kai-shek had become a textbook example of politically corrupted writing of biography and history.
In spire of these failings, Taylor's book represents important scholarship on the Generalissimo, revealing much new perspective and historical nuance based on the heretofore unavailable journals of Chiang Kai-shek.
members, described Chiang Kai-shek this way: "I have sketched several of the sources of Chiang Kai-shek's power.
Now two decades old, the National Theatre (indeed, the National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Centre as a whole) has played a critical role in bringing western opera to what is officially known as the Republic of China, even presenting Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen in collaboration with the National Symphony Orchestra and Der Rosenkavalier in a co-production with the National Symphony Orchestra and Dusseldorf's Deutsche Oper am Rhein.
The Ma administration seeks to return the plaques identifying the Taipei hall as the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, reversing the name change under Chen.
It is not generally known that Chiang Kai-shek could easily have prevented the Long March from attaining its goal but that he refused to do so, perhaps in part because the Russians held Chiang's beloved son hostage, and Chiang was simply making a goodwill gesture to the Russians to ask them to return the twenty-five-year-old son to his father.
It's mostly -- I've read excerpts, not the whole book -- about the people he's met and done business with, from Madame Chiang Kai-shek (avisitor to the family home when Saltman was a kid), Tip O'Neill (his godfather) and the Kennedy boys, to Cary Grant, Bob Hope and Steve Allen, to Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson and Wayne Gretzky.
The enormous jet -- with its enlarged upper fuselage that can accommodate three times the cargo by volume of a standard 747-400 freighter -- gracefully took off under rainy skies from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (formerly Chiang Kai-Shek International Airport).
A removal of the name of the late President Chiang Kai-shek from the main international airport in Taiwan is being considered.
signed a contract Thursday in Taiwan to build a railway system linking its capital and Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, the trading house said.
The rebellion was quickly crushed by the corrupt Kuomintang regime, whose forces, many dispatched from Nanking by Chiang Kai-shek, massacred as many as thirty thousand Taiwanese natives and broke the independence movement.
Willkie had many affairs ranging from Madame Chiang Kai-Shek to the Southern writer Josephine Pinckney, the most notable and long-lasting of which was with Irita Van Doren, the book editor of the New York Herald Tribune.
ELTON John let rip at the media at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek airport.