THE CHINESE CIVIL WAR. First Phase 1927-1937. Objectives. What were the strategies and objectives of the GMD and the Communists during the Ten Years Civil War that lasted from 1927 to 1937?
THE CHINESE CIVIL WAR
First Phase 1927-1937
"Red terror ought to be our reply to these counter-revolutionaries. We must, especially in the war zones and in the border areas, deal immediately, swiftly with every kind of counter-revolutionary activity."
After the Northern Expedition, Chiang marries Soong Meiling
The three Soong Sisters. Meiling was married to Chiang Kai Shek, Chingling was the widow of Sun Yat-sen (she was also a Communist sympathizer) and Ailing was married to HH Kung, the wealthiest man in China.
"The Japanese are a disease of the skin; the communists are a disease of the heart."