Northern Expedition

The Northern Expedition (Chinese: 北伐; pinyin: běi fá), was a military campaign led by the Kuomintang (KMT) from 1926 to 1928. Its main objective was to unify China under the Kuomintang banner by ending the rule of local warlords. It led to the demise of the Beiyang government and to the Chinese reunification of 1928.

Read more about Northern Expedition:  Preparation, First Expedition, The Purge, Warlord Counteroffensive, Nationalist Rapprochement, Battle of Longtan, Second Expedition, Anti-Imperialism, Manchuria, Outcome, Trotsky and Stalin

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... Makarov directed two round-the-world oceanographic expeditions on the corvette Vityaz in 1886–89 and in 1894–96 ... Yermak was tested in two Arctic expeditions in 1899 and in 1901 ... In early 1736, he was appointed leader of the western unit of the Great Northern Expedition ...
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... of the National Revolutionary Army, set out on the long-delayed Northern Expedition against the northern warlords ... CCP, ordered Communist underground activities to facilitate the Northern Expedition, which was finally launched by Chiang from Guangzhou in July 1926 ... Chiang, whose Northern Expedition was proving successful, set his forces to destroying the Shanghai CCP apparatus and established an anti-Communist government at Nanjing ...
Northern Expedition - Trotsky and Stalin
... The Northern Expedition became a point of contention over foreign policy by Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky ... Stalin funded the KMT during the expedition ... Shanghai massacre of 1927 by massacring the Communist party in Shanghai midway in the Northern Expedition ...
Fourth Army (National Revolutionary Army) - Northern Expedition
1926, the Fourth Army participated in the advance party of the Northern Expedition ... the Fourth Army pushed onwards towards the Hunan front against Northern warlord Wu Peifu ...
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