Chiang Kaishek and Joseph Stilwell at Maymyo, Burma, 19 Apr 1942

Caption   Chiang Kaishek and Joseph Stilwell at Maymyo, Burma, 19 Apr 1942 ww2dbase
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Added Date 18 Jun 2011

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
7 Oct 2011 09:20:39 PM

Chiang Kai-shek and General Joseph Stilwell This is up front, what's underneath. WITH FRIENDS LIKE THIS, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES... Was Chiang a good military leader? He was a warlord and he manipulated people below him, so nobody ever got too much power. He wasn't efficient he took care of people in his favor, his Generals skimmed off the top with money, food and military equipment. ITS NEWS TO ME: China never had a civil society they had the court, mandarins and the peasants. Chiang felt that the Allies couldn't loose China, and he played with that, Chiang needed a lot of military equipment, and told the Allies, he never had enough, he had enough, but he was storing the supplies to ues against the Communists after the Japanese were defeated. NOTHING TO FEAR, BUT FEAR ITSELF: FDR sent a telegram to Chiang threatening to cut off all lend-lease aid, unless General Stilwell took over command of the Chinese army. Chiang told Stilwell to leave China, Stilwell knew how widespread the corruption was and Chiang was more interested in fighting the Communists than the Japanese. Chiang wanted the United States to take care of the Japanese. Chiang was fighting on the side-lines. HOLDING NONE OF THE CARDS: THE ODD MAN OUT Chiang was furious when neither Roosevelt or Churchill met him at the airport in Cairo in 1943 he wangled his way into the conference After defeat at the hands of the Communists Chiang moved his Government to Formosa now called Taiwan on Dec. 10, 1949. Mainland China was now Communist, so who lost China?

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