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

  • Wang Jingwei 1883-1944. Chinese politician. An assistant to Sun Yat-sen, he abandoned the Nationalists (1938) and was premier of the Japanese puppet government in occupied China (1940-1944).


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  • Mr. Yee is now a minister in the collaborationist government of Wang Jingwei--- basically he's the Minister of Torture, and carries out many of the interrogations himself.

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  • Actually, the Manchus have been definitely assimilated into us in four out of the six elements which the debater namely, Wang Jingwei applied to classify races.

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  • The complete failure of the anti-imperialist united front strategy in China where the communists had placed all their hopes first in “Comrade Chiang” and then the Left Guomindang government of Wang Jingwei – only to have them then turn around and butcher thousands of peasant and working class activists – led Stalin to purge those who had been most closely associated with the debacle, including Roy and the head of the Comintern, Nikolai Bukharin.

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  • "The Wang Jingwei regime -- the collaborative government -- was never allowed to be filmed," Mr. Lee explains.

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  • The name 中華民國臨時政府 is ambiguous, since it could also refer to the puppet government established in Beijing during the Second Sino-Japanese war and later merged with other puppet governments when Wang Jingwei comes to power under a new collaborationist regime in Nanjing in 1940.

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  • A puppet Chinese government headed by Wang Jingwei (1885–1944) was established at Nanjing with Japanese support.


  • The CCP was commanded by the Comintern now to try to continue working with the “left” GMD, under the leadership of Wang Jingwei, who felt he (not Jiang) was heir to Sun Zhongshan's mantle and who publicly asserted the CCP-GMD alliance.

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  • The Japanese supported the establishment of a puppet regime at Nanjing under Wang Jingwei (1885–1944).

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  • He thereupon revived the Guomindang (GMD) and entrusted two close supporters, Hu Hanmin (1886–1936) and Wang Jingwei (1883–1947), with the task of composing plans for the reform of the GMD.


  • Wang Jingwei, the wartime Chinese leader who collaborated with the Japanese to set up a puppet government in Nanjing, and who has been reviled by Chinese ever since as a traitor.

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