chinese civil war

  1. JaguarCD

    Altering the Qing dynasty so the Chinese Civil War would be less of a bloody slog?

    What events would need to be changed during the late Qing era so the future warring factions would fight for a shorter time and without killing nearly as many civilians?
  2. Sarthak

    Swap the fates of Taiwan and Hainan

    With a PoD of 1946 make sure that the PRC still wins the Chinese Civil War, but they successfully manage to take Taiwan but the ROC remains doggedly in Hainan. What would the effects of such a swap be in the geopolitics of the region?
  3. Sarthak

    The Chinese United Front Endures - China becomes a 2-Party State

    Following the Invasion of Manchuria, the pro-reconciliation members of the CCP were finally outmaneuvered by the hardliners OTL, and following the breakdown of negotiations in Nanjing in 1946 due to diplomatic dishonesty from both sides, the KMT and CCP re-established the Chinese Civil War which...
  4. mspence

    WI Chiang Kai-Shek Removed From Power During Civil War?

    Based on this: "The Xi'an Incident, previously romanized as the Sian Incident, was a political crisis that took place in Xi'an, Shaanxi in 1936. Chiang Kai-shek, leader of the Nationalist government of China, was detained by his subordinate generals Chang Hsüeh-liang (Zhang Xueliang) and Yang...
  5. TheDoofusUser

    CCW Questions

    So I've been on a recent Chinese Civil War binge and I've recently come to the conclusion that 1) the KMT needed to win the war between 1927-1934 and 2) for a right-wing KMT victory, CKS was not the best pick as leader, especially given how he sacrificed his best trained divisions in the Sanghai...
  6. 中国支配戦争 (War of Chinese Domination)

    "Do you know how a Komodo Dragon hunts, gentlemen? They say the animal strikes the poor prey from its spot, and if it escapes the first attack the creature then trail it for days or weeks until the bacteria injected by the bite kills the animal. When I review our recent military history, I say...
  7. Second Sino-French War over Indochina

    POD 1934 long march fails completely CCP is eliminated Second Sino Japanese war still happens, KMT hold out until Japan is defeated and surrenders to USA , Chiang occupies japanese occupied china and He is allowed to occupy Indo China until French return as in OTL but refuses to withdraw since...
  8. The_Persian_Cat

    AHC/WI: Successful Yuan Shikai?

    Hello all, Yuan Shikai was a Chinese Revolutionary general who became president of the Republic of China in 1912. His tenure is widely regarded as little more than a corrupt dictatorship, and in 1915, he went so far as to abolish the Republic and proclaim a new "Chinese Empire," styling himself...
  9. AltoRegnant

    KMT Victory; Could The Soviets Prop Up Manchuria Similar To US and Taiwan?

    OTL, with the defeat of the KMT and the flight to taiwan, the US Navy and USAF was a big part in keeping the country alive, even after we stopped actively recognizing it. So, i was wondering if in a KMT victory, the Soviets could use the Red Army and the air force to keep the communist forces in...
  10. European US Japan Intervention in Chinese warlord era

    what if US, Japan and Europeans Intervened in Chinese warlord era to keep China divided like they did to Boxer rebellion ? will it succeed? can they carve out satellite states out China
  11. The_Persian_Cat

    PRC "Taiwan" in Mongolia?

    Hey all, So as we all know, the Kuomintang was forced to evacuate mainland China for Taiwan in 1949. The Chinese Civil War may be de facto over, but the Kuomintang government in Taiwan is still known as the "Republic of China," still claims to be the rightful government over all of China, and...
  12. WI: Chinese Communists win the Chinese Civil War before 1937?

    If they Chinese Communists had somehow managed to achieve total victor and crush the KMT and the warlords before before 1937, is there anything they could have done to strengthen China so it could do better against Japan? Not necessarily defeat them, but at least lose less territory? I highly...
  13. Gillan1220

    Why did the United States have a love-hate relationship with the KMT and how could it have been repaired to prevent the rise of the PRC?

    What is says on the tin. What caused this rift between Truman and Chiang? How could the U.S. and the KMT reset relations so that the ROC would not lose control of the mainland?
  14. What would be the impact of independent Republic of Canton during Cold War after communists government took over rest of Mainland China?

    Second picture shows the impact of the end of good alternate ending of Vietnam War in July 1975.
  15. At what point was a Communist victory in the Chinese Civil War inevitable?

    I've heard people say that by 1945, Communist victory was inevitable. They usually contend that the Communists were very popular and that KMT corruption would have doomed their chances of victory regardless of any hypothetical changes in Nationalist strategy. Personally, I've been under the...
  16. Effects of Operation Ichi-Go failing/not being launched?

    Operation Ichi-Go was a massive Japanese offensive in China, one whose objective was to create a land connection between the occupied territories of Indochina in the south and northern China/Manchuria in the north. While it was a success for the IJA on paper, in reality it was an extremely...
  17. Gillan1220

    Operation Beleaguer leads to more American involvement in the Chinese Civil War

    Operation Beleaguer was a U.S. military operation in post-World War II China that oversaw the repatriation of Japanese and Korean nationals and the protection of American citizens and interests in the mainland. Since this was during the time of the resumption of the Chinese Civil War, the U.S...
  18. AltoRegnant

    DBWI: What If The Warlord Period Ended?

    China has had a long and varied history of unification, division, conquest, etc. But the Qing Collapse has led to one of the longest divisions in chinese history. After the defeat of the Japanese in ww2, the chinese civil war was back on, and neither America or Russia could let the other side...
  19. More ideological factions in the Chinese warlord period and post-WWII civil war?

    Besides the Nationalists and Communists, were there any other groups in the running who could've not only established political and military power to contest those two, but also ideological legitimacy and support? I don't want to be too influenced by the Kaiserreich China rework (though I am)...
  20. Communist victory in China without the Soviet Union

    In many timelines you have the nationalists win the chinese civil wardue to 1945 going differently. For example not having america airlift nationalist troops into soviet occupied manchuria to be envircled by the chinese communists. This is what happened in "decisive darkness" I think. Could the...