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Long March

  • By: Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The Long March (October 1934–October 1935) was the epic 6,000-mile flight of the Chinese Communists from their beleaguered bases in southeast China to safety in northwest China. After breaking through Nationalist leader Jiang Jieshi's (Chiang Kai-shek's) encircling armies, the ...

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