A series of battles between the Nationalists and Communists. The GMD successfully overran the Soviet supported communists, resulting in a decisive Nationalist victory.
Military retreat by the CCP after their loss during the Fifth Encirclement Campaign, where the Red Army attempted to escape from the south to the north and west. This is influential as it began Mao Zedong’s rise to power as he led the troops.
This was a brief alliance between the GMD and CCP to resist the Japanese invasion, where GMD stopped its efforts to restrain the communists to focus its military power on Japan
The Japanese invasion of China began the largest Asian war in the 20th century. Japan invaded China with imperialist goals, which put a stop to the Chinese Civil War, lasting for eight years.