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The Training Camps

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/9780520234079.003.0018
The Training Camps

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This chapter examines the training camps set up by Dai Li to prepare for the attack of the Japanese armies. It explains that when Dai Li was recalled to Nanjing after the fall of Shanghai, he immediately designated the capital as a special district and put it under the command of Qian Xinmin. It discusses Dai Li's special training unit within the Hangzhou Police Officers Academy and the reorganization of the Juntong which revived the old animosities between the Blue Shirts and the CC clique. It also highlights the creation of the Loyal and Patriotic Army and training unit factionalism.

Keywords: training camps; Dai Li; Japanese armies; Nanjing; Qian Xinmin; special training unit; Juntong; Blue Shirts; CC clique; Loyal and Patriotic Army

Chapter.  10015 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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