RED CHINA: The Third Solution

"There are few situations in life that cannot honestly be settled and without loss of time, either by suicide, a bag of gold, or by thrusting a despised antagonist over the edge of a precipice on a dark night." —Old Chinese Proverb

In the course of eliminating opposition to Communist rule in rugged mountainous Shensi province, Kao Kang, a squat, square-jawed warlord, learned all about the precipice treatment for despised rivals. By 1935 he had Shensi so much under his fist that Mao Tse-tung marched his harassed legions 6,000 miles to...

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