The conspiracy and death of Lin Biao

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A.A. Knopf, May 12, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 231 pages
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Translated from a Chinese manuscript secretly brought out of the country, this account chronicles the events surrounding the death of Lin Biao, Mao's chosen successor, who, in 1971, was reported killed in a plane crash while fleeing after an attempted cou

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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

The death of Lin Biao, the second most powerful man in the Chinese Government, in a Mongolian air crash in 1971 was China's Rudolf Hess moment. Rumor swirled that he had been fleeing Mao Tse-tung's ... Read full review

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Many of the books I've read about the cultural revolution make mention of Lin Biao and his death in a plane crash while escaping China. It was never a detailed explanation and I always wondered about ... Read full review


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