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Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek Toast, China, 1946

Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek Toast, China, 1946

Taken on 1946-01-01

"Mao also began to execute his plan to establish a new China by rapidly moving his forces from Yan'an and elsewhere to Manchuria. This opportunity was available to the Communists because although Nationalist representatives were not invited to Yalta, they had been consulted and had agreed to the Soviet invasion of Manchuria in the belief that the Soviet Union would deal only with the Nationalist government after the war." Date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-10

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Republic of China

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Republic of China

Taken on 1940-01-01

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek was the dominant political force in the Republic of China throughout the 1930s and 1940s, playing a prominent role in World War II, the Second Sino-Japanese War, and the Chinese Civil War. After the ROC's expulsion from Mainland China, he continued to lead from Taiwan until his death in 1975. Date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-08

Two Tibetan Dob-Dob Warrior Monks in Lhasa, 1938

Two Tibetan Dob-Dob Warrior Monks in Lhasa, 1938

Taken on 1938-06-30

Two dob-dobs in Lhasa. (Date Unknown) Tibetan monasteries had populations rivaling Tibet's largest cities, and had their own armies of dob-dobs ("warrior monks").

Source: Bundesarchiv Bild 135-KB-09-048

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-27