Chinese Communist Revolution

Am 24. April 1949 nahm die chinesische Volksbefreiungsarmee Taiyuan in Shanxi ein.

The Chinese Revolution of 1949 or Chinese Communist Revolution was the result of the long Chinese civil war, initiated in 1927, in which the nationalists of the Kuomintang, led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, and the communists of Mao Zedong’s CCP confronted each other, and which ended with the victory of the latter, They established the People’s Republic of China – proclaimed in Beijing on October 1, 1949 in the territory of the former Republic of China – while Chiang Kai-shek and his supporters took refuge on the island of Taiwan, where they continued with the regime of the Republic of China in Taiwan, known during the first two decades of the Cold War as “Nationalist China” as opposed to “Communist China”.

Edgar Ætheling

Edmund II. von England und seine Familie.

Edgar Etheling or Edgar the Exiled, king of England, the last of the house of Wessex, was the son of Edward the Exile and Agatha, and grandson of Edmund the Ironmonger.

John Adams

Gilbert Stuart, John Adams, c.

John Adams was one of the founding fathers of the United States and the first vice president from 1789 to 1797 and the second president of the United States after George Washington from 1797 to 1801.

Operation Downfall

Alternatives:Operation Untergang - Karte.Operation "Untergang" - Karte.Operation Downfall - Karte.Operation Niedergang - Karte.

Operation Downfall – the code name for the unrealized plan for the Allied invasion of the Japanese Islands at the end of World War II.


Alternatives:Das Selbstporträt von Brassaï.Brassaïs Selbstporträt.Selbstporträt von Brassaï.Selbstbildnis von Brassaï.

Brassaï, pseudonym of Gyula Halász, was a Hungarian photographer naturalized French.