{Prime} The Long March 1934–35: The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China (Campaign, Band 341) Autor Benjamin Lai – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

The Long March 1934–35: The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China (Campaign, Band 341) Every nation has its founding myth, and for modern China it is the Long March In the autumn of 1934, the Chinese Nationalists under Chiang Kai shek routed the Chinese Communists and some 80,000 men, women and children left their homes to walk with Mao Zedong into the unknown Mao s force had to endure starvation, harsh climates, and challenging terrain whilst under constant aerial bombardment and threatened by daily skirmishes The Long March survivors had to cross 24 rivers and 18 mountain ranges, through freezing snow and disease ridden wilderness to reach their safe haven of Yan an In military terms, the Long March was the longest continuous march in the history of warfare and it came as a terrible cost after one year, 6,000 miles and countless battles, fewer than 4,000 of the original marchers were left Illustrated with stunning full colour artwork, this enthralling book tells the full story this epic display of resilience, and shows how, from the desert plateau of Yan an, these survivors would grow the army that conquered China 14 years on, changing history forever.


3 thoughts on “The Long March 1934–35: The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China (Campaign, Band 341)

  1. Ramones 16 Ramones 16 says:

    In der Serie Campaign des renommierten britischen Milit rverlages Osprey erscheint mit The Long March 1934 35 The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China wieder ein ganz hervorragendes Werk zur Milit rgeschichte Auf 96 Seiten, mit vielen seltenen historische


  2. HMS Warspite HMS Warspite says:

    The Chinese Civil War was fought for the future of post imperial China The Republic of China s efforts to suppress its Communist competitors came perilously close to success But out of battlefield disaster came a renewed and stronger Communist Party, headed by new leade


  3. RAYMOND C. CLAY RAYMOND C. CLAY says:

    thank you


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