Unformatted text preview: demobilized rapidly, 80-90% reduction. Rush to demobilize war machine to direct back to civilian productivity. So perhaps no military strength to provide. US gave military advice that Chiang declined/rejected, against northern campaign. Strategic and political errors by Chiang. Nationalist perceived as returning back to cities to exploit. Purges by Nationalist were alienating them from the middle classes. WW2 effect was weird, somehow strengthened Communist but weakened Nationalist. Despite Chiang being held as the hero of the war, George Washington of the East....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2010 for the course JMC JMC301 taught by Professor Falkenheim during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto.
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