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The Founding of the Lixingshe

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780520234079
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520928763 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0006
The Founding of the Lixingshe

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This chapter traces the history of the founding of the Lixingshe. It explains that it was during February and March 1932 that Lixingshe was transformed from a plan on paper into a top-secret organization of three hundred devoted Chiang Kai-shek loyalists. The formation of Lixingshe began Chiang's Lingyuan Villa meetings with three principal leaders of the preparations department for protecting the party and saving the nation, Kang Ze, Teng Jie, and He Zhonghan. This chapter also discusses the conflict between the works of Lixingshe and Dai Li's secret service.

Keywords: Lixingshe; Chiang Kai-shek; Kang Ze; Teng Jie; He Zongnan; secret service; Dai Li

Chapter.  4728 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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