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Juntong in Wartime Chongqing

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/9780520234079.003.0024
Juntong in Wartime Chongqing

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This chapter examines the situation of the Juntong in Chongqing, China during the war. It suggests that during this time, Chiang Kai-shek's regime was reduced to almost total reliance on his secret service. It describes the assassination operations of the Juntong and their impact on China's war efforts. It also discusses how Dai Li and his men discovered and prevented an attempt to overthrow Chiang Kai-shek and other senior officials known for their corruption and ineptitude.

Keywords: Juntong; Chongqing; China; Chiang Kai-shek; secret service; assassination operations; war efforts; Dai Li

Chapter.  7571 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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