End of Empire100 days in 1945 that changed Asia and the world.

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    24 October 1945. Fo Tso-i, commander of Republican China’s 12th military region, cables Mao, accusing the Communist army of attacks on Shanxi and Sui-yuan in the past two months. He warns that further CCP encroachments might lead to civil war, for which the CCP would take full responsibility. Two days later, the CCP’s Xinhua News Agency dismisses Fo’s statement.

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    in Yenan (Yanan) province. Mr. Forman was the first American newsman to reach the northern areas controlled by the Chinese Communists, in 1944. (manhhai)