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The History of the Cold War Podcast

Jul 15, 2018

In this episode we review the importance and impact of the Second Sino Japanese war and the larger impact of World War II on the Chinese Civil War. We examine how the Communists used the war to their advantage and how the war crippled the Nationalists and laid the foundation for the Chinese Communist victory in 1949.

Jul 1, 2018

In this episode we examine the start of the Chinese Civil War between the Nationalists and The Chinese Communist Party. We also examine the rise of the two faction leaders Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek. We review the exile of the Chinese Communists to the wilderness of Yan'an and the Nanjing Decade of Nationalist...