Chiang Kai-shek

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Chinese military and political figure

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Yang pinned his hopes of a Christian and democratic China on the influence of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, leader of the Republic of China.
Tang, the latest in a huge number of lookalikes to Mao, has a twinkly-eyed slyness that chimes well with Zhang's excellent perf as the unbending Generalissimo Chiang, who slowly realizes he's losing the game to a player who's even smarter than he is.
We had nowhere to go, he says, recalling the bitter trek of the battered 93rd Division--later dubbed the Lost Army--as it wound its way out of Yunnan in 1949 while Mao sealed his victory over Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang: the KMT.
The obstinate, single-minded Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek tested Stilwell's ability to bite the acidic tongue that had earned him the nickname Vinegar Joe.
Since Thursday, a large crowd has thronged the hall to protest the central government's plan to remove a plaque honoring Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, Taiwan's first head of state under Nationalist Party (KMT) rule.
With the victory of Mao Tse-tung and his Communist Party military forces on mainland China in 1949, the remnants of the government of America's former World War II ally, the Republic of China (ROC) led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, fled to the island of Taiwan off the south China coast.
When the Communists swept through the Chinese mainland after World War II, establishing the People's Republic of China in October 1949, Kuomintang supporters of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek fled to the island of Taiwan, some 100 miles off the coast of Fujian province.
Roosevelt, Prime Minster Churchill, and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek planned military strategy against Japan and declared that Japan, when defeated, would be stripped of all Pacific territories seized since 1914.
Stilwell, Wedemeyer was named commander of the China theater and chief of staff to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek (October 1944); in that role he got along much better with Chiang than had the acerbic Stilwell; promoted to lieutenant general (January 1945); left China (May 1946) and returned to the U.
Wong, they say, has had a long relationship with the Chiangs, going back to his service as aide-de-camp to the President's father, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, on the mainland.
The policymakers didn't listen and the "Peanut," Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, went on to run China into the ground, leaving Chairman Mao Zedong to pick up the pieces.