Free download Chasing the Dragon A Veteran Journalist's Firsthand Account of the 1949 Chinese Revolution
In 1949 the Soviet Union detonated its first atomic bomb and eastern Europe had arranged itself into a constellation of communist satellite states when China the world's most populous nation succumbed to what seemed to be an insurmountable tide of communist successes Dumbfounded America wanted to know Who lost ChinaRoy Rowan was one of only two living Western journalists who covered the fall of China and in Chasing the Dragon he recounts his personal experiences during one of modern history's most tumultuous and significant events Writing for Lif.
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The crime boss of Shanghai's infamous Green Gang; the Generalissimo and his wife Madame Chiang Kai shek whose dulcet tones of flawless Wellesley English belied her cool ruthlessness; the irrepressible Claire Chennault of Flying Tiger fame; and a personal acuaintance with Zhouenlai who would become China's premier under Mao ZedongIn the decades since Rowan has traveled back to each battlefield and has covered China for Time Life and Fortune Chasing the Dragon is his fascinating firsthand account of an event that still continues to shape our world. Dahlia Black under Mao ZedongIn the decades since Rowan has traveled back to each battlefield and has covered China for Time Life and Fortune Chasing the Dragon is his fascinating firsthand account of an event that still continues to shape our world.
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E magazine from such datelines as Nanjing Shanghai Beijing Shenyang Taiyuan and China's Gettysburg Xuzhou he watched the horror and spectacle of the world's oldest continuous civilization tear itself apart as Chairman Mao Zedong's ragtag army saturated the Chinese countryside choked off major industrial cities and waited for them to fall like ripe melons With the fall of each city Rowan had to plan an emergency evacuation by whatever means possible Through Rowan's personal interviews and experiences we meet colorful characters such as Big Ears Tu.