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The China History Podcast

Since 2010, Laszlo Montgomery has presented The China History Podcast, bringing you the greatest hits from ancient and modern Chinese History. 

Jun 30, 2013

This week’s episode focuses mainly on the year 1947.  The Americans have now left and the NRA and PLA attack each other with all they got.  The years start out well for the Nationalists as they pummel the PLA in Manchuria and in the north.  

But once the summer offensive begins, it’s a steady stream of bad news for...

Jun 10, 2013

In this week’s episode, we begin a multi-part series covering the Chinese Civil War from 1945 to 1949.  In China, this is known as the War of Liberation.  In this Part 1, we will look at the background leading up to the war as well as failed attempts by the Americans in 1945-1946 to mediate a peace between...