HISTORY

INFOGRAPHIC: The Long March

In 1931, the communists established the Soviet Republic of China in the mountainous area of Jiangxi province. Three years later, surrounded and harassed by Kuomintang forces led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the communist leaders decided to mobilise the Red Army and take flight, thus beginning a journey that would change the fate of the Communist Party of China.

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 18 October, 2014, 3:42pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 28 October, 2014, 9:03am
INFOGRAPHIC: The Long March