Even as he spurred on Mao Tse-tung's Cultural Revolution, Marshal Lin Biao plotted to depose him

Taylor, Blaine
May 2006
Military History;May2006, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p66
The article provides information on the role of Marshal Lin Biao in the military history of China. Having fought in multiple wars against the Nationalist Chinese Kuomintang and the Japanese, Lin succeeded Peng Dehuai as defense minister when he was 52. Seeking to benefit from the excessively outspoken Peng's misfortune, Marshal Lin set about enacting a cunning, stealthy plan that he hoped would succeed in the course of a decade.


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