Chiang Kai-shek

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Chinese military and political figure

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It achieved something of the status of Chinese national female attire, in China and abroad, when it was adopted by Madame Sun Yatsen (Song Qingling) and became the habitual garb also of her sister, Madame Chiang Kaishek (Song Meling), who wore a qipao when she addressed the United States Congress in 1943.
The Amethyst spent three months caught in the Yangtze River during the civil war between Mao Tse-Tung's Communists and the Nationalists under Chiang Kaishek in 1949.
As she points out, countries or regimes that have a beginning usually have a myth, whether it is the American colonies seeking 'freedom' from a 'tyrant' or, in China, the 'Long March' in which the Communists under Mao Tse Tung withdrew into the Chinese hinterland to fight another day and to defeat Chiang Kaishek.
General Stilwell appears as a vindictive, bitter man wicked to Chiang Kaishek for personal reasons.
The Communists, who enjoyed popular support, crushed the corruption-ridden and now poorly-managed Nationalists, led by General Chiang Kaishek.
Chiang Kaishek and the nationalists were portrayed as "fascist," "reactionary," and "corrupt.
Ross in his book, Caught in a Tornado: A Chinese American Woman Survives the Cultural Revolution (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1994), the Observatory Review was hostile to both the Japanese and Communism and tended to favor Chiang Kaishek.
In telling the tale of what socialism has achieved for China, he points out as well the internal strife between the Nationalists headed by Chiang Kaishek and the Communists led by Mao Zeodong.
I think there is a point for (China to) examine itself'' and reflect on the records of China's former leaders Mao Zedong and Chiang Kaishek in the war, he said.
The three pilots of the ill-fated Flight 006, which crashed on takeoff at Taiwan's Chiang Kaishek airport Oct.