18 mountain ranges and 24 major rivers the Communist Party established base. 29 The GMD troops 'became soft' and leadership proved 'inept, untrained and petty.' 30 The morale of conscripted soldiers was deplorable. . 56 Still, Mao is understandably famous for his successful military strategies in face of hurdles that were seemingly too high to overcome. Wartime Conferences Main dilemma's included what to do with Germany and Poland, questions about the United Nations, and a conflict in ussr and US interests wwii Results Mass migration within Europe, wartime conferences, Cold War, emergence of two superpowers, the atomic age, and the extinction. Total war use of all human, economic, and military resources to achieve complete victory over the enemy (war aims, affect on civilians, government control, and weapons) limited war the idea of limiting the way in which war is conducted (not fully meeting all terms. 37 In these utopianism in all of America ways, although the GMD had a lot of potential, inept leadership and untimely military tactics lost the GMD their rule over China. Second Moroccan Crisis-increased tension btwn. The popularity Mao gained among peasants played an important role in spreading his ideology, making the CCP a shelter for war-weary peasants and increasing their popularity. 31 In cities, suppressive conditions and inflation led to increased resentment against the GMD. .
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Describe the state of China at the end of the Second World War. After Sun Yat-sen's death, Chiang Kai-shek, his successor, launched the Northern Expedition 5 in 1926 in alliance with the CCP. . 43 There were, however, times when Mao showed a severe lack of empathy for civilians. . 39 Mao saw the Long March as "a propaganda proclaim to the world that the Red Army is an army of heroes." 40 The decision to fight the Japanese won the support of peasants. Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy tension in the Balkans, turkey, Austria-Hungary, and Russia fighting for influence over the declining nation. 32 Still, the GMD had well-trained soldiers and the financial support of the USA. . Word Count: 319 Section D: Analysis Despite Mao's repute for successful military tactics and strategies, it is not true to say that they were the sole reason for the victory of the CCP. Families were thrown into pits by the "Japanese Devils" and bombardments caused "huge civilian casualties." 41 The Yenan base became a sanctuary for thousands of refugees. .