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On Protracted War

On Protracted War () is a work comprising a series of speeches by Mao Zedong given from May 26 to June 3, 1938, at the Yenan Association for the Study of the War of Resistance Against Japan.[1] In it, he calls for a protracted people's war as a means for small revolutionary groups to fight the power of the state.

The book calls for small assaults on Japanese supply lines instead of large confrontations on the battlefield. The book was highly criticised by the Nationalist Party - it considered the book, along with Mao's theory, an excuse for avoiding fighting against Japan. The Communist Party justified that the book did not deny the effectiveness of the big battles carried out by the Nationalists, it just provided an alternative means of resistance before the Chinese army became powerful. Once the Chinese army became powerful enough, the Communist Party explained, the guerrilla warfare aspect of the strategy should be deemphasized, and conventional forces should take over the primary prosecution of the war.

Notes

  1. Mao Tse-tung, 113

References

  • Mao Tse-tung. "On Protracted War." Selected Works of Mao Tse-tung, Vol. II, pp. 113-194. Foreign Languages Press: Peking, 1967.

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