aug 1, 1927 - Nanchang Uprising
20,000 CCP army members are mobilised by He Long and Zhou Enlai, to try and recapture the the city of Nanchang. GMD forces would quash such an effort, for 1000 Communists survived, then participating in the Autumn Harvest Uprising before reaching the Jiangxi Soviet.
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