The battle for Shanghai

The Chinese Communist Army crossed the mighty Yangtze River overcoming Nationalist troops defending the South Bank., the Communists then capture the city of Shanghai. A British warship HMS Amethyst is fired upon by Communist artillery batteries along the River Yangtze. Chiang Kai – Shek is removed as Nationalist China leader and goes to Taiwan.

To be published on Saturday 1st October

(Eingeschränkte Rechte für bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) China Civil war Elite soldiers of the Red Army (of the Chinese Communist Party) in Yan’an – 1936 (Photo by Archiv Gerstenberg/ullstein bild via Getty Images)