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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Zhu De 1886-1976. Chinese military leader who took part in a Communist rebellion that marked the birth of the Chinese Red Army (1927). He commanded the Communist forces until 1954.

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  • On July 6, another veteran of the Communist revolution died: the military hero Zhu De.

    A Shock to the System

  • Aiding him were a group of outstanding generals -- the "Ten Marshals" -- among them Zhu De, Lin Piao, Peng Dehui, Chen Yi and Nie Rongzhen -- who crushed Chiang Kai-shek's armies.

    Eric Margolis: Remembering China's Great Helmsman

  • True ,there was great confusion in the masses after the loss of leaders like Chairman Mao,Premier Zho En Lai and Zhu De but the masses always revered the Gang standing up against the wrath of the revisionist and leading them to virtually re-writing history.

    Achievements of Mao Tse Tung

  • Many other high officials were humiliated, including Zhu De, the founder of the Red Army.

    1965-68

  • Zhu De, founder of the Red Army who was disgraced during the Cultural Revolution but was later rehabilitated, died.

    1972, Feb. 21-27

  • Late in the year, forces under the command of Deng Xiaoping joined those of Mao and Zhu De in the Jiangxi Soviet.

    1929-30

  • The commander in chief of all the Communist armies, Zhu De, cabled the commander on the spot, Lin Biao: “Take Jinzhou … and the whole Chinese situation is in our hands.”

    Wild Swans

  • Zhu De was from Sichuan and had been the commander of the Red Army, and military architect of the Communists 'victory.

    WILD SWANS THREE DAUGHTERS OF CHINA

  • The commander in chief of all the Communist armies, Zhu De, cabled the commander on the spot, Lin Biao: "Take Jinzhou ... and the whole Chinese situation is in our hands."

    WILD SWANS THREE DAUGHTERS OF CHINA

  • One case in China was at Zhu De, the famous Red Army general.

    The End of the Line: The Failure of Communism in the Soviet Union and China

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