Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945

Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945

by Rana Mitter
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Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Turtlshellz More than 1 year ago
This book is an excellent review of the war between Japan and China that lasted from 1937-1945. It is less of a military history and more of political and cultural history though. It is a thorough recounting of events - and the three leaders that lead China through those years - that shaped the current nation of China. It does not shy away from criticism not only of the three leaders (Mao, Chiang and Wang) but of the involvement of foreign powers outside of China. The reason that I give it four stars instead of five is that I thought it would have had more military history in it than it did and thus was a ore difficult read for me than I expected. It is however deserving of four stars even still. After reading his I feel I understand the events that shaped our modern world a little better than before. It is certainly worth reading if you are at all interested in World War II history. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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