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By Rene. Chartrand

The French forces that fought throughout the American struggle of Independence have been, to a wide quantity, a manufactured from the mess ups of the Seven Years' struggle (1756-1763). in the course of that battle the fleet were swept off the oceans, and approximately all colonies were misplaced. Sweeping reforms have been demanded. From the top of 1762 a chain of royal orders dictated via good judgment and strong making plans have been signed by way of the king, and an unlimited reorganisation was once began, making sure that the military that fought within the American struggle awarded a really assorted, altogether extra bold danger to her foes.

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Chiang replied on August 28,1947 to the President’s message. ” Action was therefore taken to reduce and then suspend temporarily the shipment of certain combat items to Chiang, in an attempt to extricate our Government from its untenable dual position as mediator and munitioneer of the Chinese civil war.

Deadlock. On May 30, Marshall made a strong public appeal for peace and compromise and he secured a 15 day truce in Manchuria on June 6, which soon broke down. Negotiations were interminable and differences irrecon­ cilable. The Reds would not agree that Nationalist troops should come into their areas, abolish their reforms and set up the kind of administration which was ripening all of China for their harvest. But the Government had to extend its sovereignty to win the struggle. The issue, of course, was always the control of particular provinces.

Soong from power and entrench the reactionaries. —See Alsop, ‘The Foredoomed Mission of General Marshall,” Saturday Evening Post, January 21, 1950. 572 THE COLD WAR IN EAST ASIA found in the history of the movement. In the first place, as the incidents of 1927 took on perspective, the Chinese communists began to draw certain lessons from their experience. One was the doubtful validity of Russian revolu­ tionary direction, when this counsel failed to square with Chinese experience. In the blunders of the Twenties Stalin had shown feet of clay.

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