12 Dec 1936
  • Xi'an Incident: Chinese generals kidnapped Chiang Kaishek in an attempt to force the Nationalist and Communist forces to form an unified front against the Japanese. ww2dbase [Xi'an Incident | CPC]
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  • Jiang Dingwen was interned during the Xi'an Incident. ww2dbase [Jiang Dingwen | Xi'an | CPC]
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