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Nanchang Uprising

The Aug. 1 Nanchang Uprising (南昌起义), often referred to as the Nanchang Uprising, or Aug. 1 Uprising, was an armed resistance led by the Chinese Communist forces on Aug. 1, 1927 in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, in order to counter the anti-communist purges by the Kuomintang (KMT, or Nationalist Party of China). The military forces were under the leadership of Communist Party of China (CPC) members Zhou Enlai, Tan Pingshan, Ye Ting, Zhu De and Liu Bocheng, and He Long, who joined the Party after the event. The Soviet Army military adviser M. F. Kumanin from the 20th Army was also among the leaders. (More...)

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