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Chinese military and political figure

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Other than the Burma Road, all supplies to Chiang Kaishek and the Nationalist Chinese had to be flown "over the hump," as the flight from India over the Himalayan Mountains was called.
Its release on 31 December meant that Wang Jingwei had officially broken with Chiang Kaishek.
The Communists, who enjoyed popular support, crushed the corruption-ridden and now poorly-managed Nationalists, led by General Chiang Kaishek.
Constantly harassing the Red Army with overwhelming GMD forces, Chiang Kaishek, for strategic reasons of his own, refrained from launching a decisive attack.
Sun Shuyun was born in China in the 1960s, the daughter of a soldier in the People's Liberation Army who told exciting stories about the Long March, which began in 1934 when the Nationalists under Chiang Kaishek drove out the Communists led by Mao Tse Tung.
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.
Si analizamos el contenido de la resolucion 2758, sobre todo en la parte que dice: "Decide restituir a la Republica Popular de China todos sus derechos y reconocer a los representantes de su gobierno como unicos representantes legitimos de China en las Naciones Unidas, asi como expulsar inmediatamente a los representantes de Chiang Kaishek del puesto que ocupan ilegalmente en las Naciones Unidas y en todos los organismos con ellas relacionados", en la cual ni una palabra menciona sobre Taiwan, esa decision nadie la protesta, a excepcion del pequeno grupo de los seguidores de Chiang Kai-shek, aunque el dictador ya murio hace mas de 30 anos.
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.
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.
Taiwan February 16, 1998: Airbus A-300 owned by Taiwan's China Airlines crashes near Taipei's Chiang Kaishek airport while trying to land after flight from Bali, Indonesia;
The three pilots of the ill-fated Flight 006, which crashed on takeoff at Taiwan's Chiang Kaishek airport Oct.