Episode 209-Dark Days for Chiang Kai-Shek

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Posted On December 4, 2017

The Chinese Nationalists are loosing the battle of Shanghai. Yet, Chiang has to hold on as the League of Nations will soon be discussing the conflict. Then U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt steps into the fray by criticizing Japan’s aggression. Still, it seems that Chiang’s holdings north of Shanghai will have to be abandoned. Yet, to make sure the world doesn’t forget about the Chinese, 1000 soldiers will be left near the Foreign Settlements, so the westerns can watch these men be slaughtered and write home. These victims will be remembered as China’s Lost Battalion. Becoming Hitler-

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