The Chinese Civil War - overview

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1. Why did Chiang fail in the 'Struggle for Manchuria'?

  • Chiang's administrators took little notice of the local people
  • All of the above
  • Chiang's forces were 'sucked' into the province and found themselves under counterattack
  • Communists turned their bases into strongholds
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2. How many civilians died during the war (including famine and disease)?

  • 10 million
  • 6 million
  • 12 million
  • 8 million

3. When does the civil war begin?

  • August 1946
  • July 1946
  • June 1946
  • May 1946

4. Where did Chiang flee to?

  • Taiwan
  • Korea
  • Japan
  • Thailand

5. How many troops did Chiang send to defend the vital railway link at Jinzhou at the start of the Liaoshen campaign?

  • 500,000
  • 250,000 exactly
  • nearly 250,000
  • over 250,000

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