China’s Xi Hails Courage on Long March 80th Anniversary

China's Xi Hails Courage on Long March 80th Anniversary

China's Xi Hails Courage on Long March 80th AnniversaryChina’s president Xi Jinping has rallied Communist Party members on the 80th anniversary of the Red Army’s “Long March”, a foundation tale filled with tales of courage, brutal battles and heavy losses. A two-year tactical retreat by the communists to evade Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist Kuomintang (KMT), it was the event that put Mao Zedong on the path to power.