6 Jun 1946

  • Fearing the United States would scale back aid if he did not comply, Chiang Kaishek accepted George Marshall's request for the Nationalists to halt their so far successful offensive against the Chinese Communists in northeastern China by announcing a 15-day truce. In the mean time, Marshall would naively attempt to engage with the Communists in peace negotiations. ww2dbase [Chiang Kaishek | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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