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Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek’s government was hampered by widespread corruption.
  Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
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  • Chiang Kai-shek’s government was hampered by widespread corruption.
  • When Dad graduated from St. John’s in 1949, the Communist Party had just liberated China from Chiang Kai-shek’s rule, and Dad was appointed a vice-principal of a primary school.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • "He wouldn’t enlist with you," Finny plunged in, "if you were Madame Chiang Kai-shek."
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • Sheng Chou Yang is the first son of a Shanghai industrialist who made his fortune in the corrupt world of the old China, Chiang Kai-shek’s Kuomintang.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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  • We played capture-the-flag in the auditorium, where Sun Yatsen and Chiang Kai-shek’s pictures hung at the back of the stage, the Chinese flag on their left and the American flag on their right.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Even General Chiang Kai-Shek, today one of the bitterest enemies of communism, fought together with the communists against the ruling class in the struggle which led to his assumption of power in China in the 1930s.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • "Well," I qualified in an undertone, "he really is Madame Chiang Kai-shek."
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • We had often been sorry that we were too young to have fought with Chairman Mao against the Japanese invaders, who tried to conquer China; against the dictator Chiang Kai-shek, who ruthlessly oppressed the Chinese people; and against the American aggressors in Korea.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Jiang Ji-li, is your family related to Chiang Kai-shek too?
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • I also wrote the Coast Guard, the Merchant Marine, I wrote to General de Gaulle personally, I also wrote Chiang Kai-shek, and I was about ready to write somebody in Russia.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Chiang Kai-shek [7] , Sun Yat-sen [8] , Mao [9] , Hitler [1] , Douglas MacArthur [8] , George S. Patton [9] , Mao [9]
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