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Originally posted by Jbird
Easiest way is to click the
TinWiki link in my signature
then scroll down to the 'Quick List of Answers'.
Click the first answer, which will take you to the clue/answer page,
then 'page back' to the Quick List , and repeat, with answer #2,
until you get to the current clue.
#40. White China, CIA, "real reason"
If you are planning to continue playing ,
it will be necessary to enter all the answers, at least once,
to get to the current clue page.
It'd probably be helpful to at least scan thru the last few game thread pages,
to get a feel of how the game plays
and to see what's been tried so far, for the current clue.
This memoir by a former paramilitary case officer of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) provides a detailed account of one of the agency's many covert attempts to divert Beijing's attention from the battlefield on the Korean peninsula during the early 1950s. Following China's entry into the Korean War in October-November 1950, the United States sought to harass the Communists on the mainland without expanding the war. Covert operations seemed to be the answer. The CIA backed the abortive attempt by Nationalist General Li Mi to invade Yunnan province from Burma and pursued equally futile schemes to encourage and organize guerrillas within China.
In 1950 the CIA regrouped what remained of the defeated 'Nationalist Chinese Army' (KMT) along the Burma-Chinese border for an invasion of Southern China, in an effort to draw Chinese troops away from the Korean front. The KMT had concentrated their forces in a long, narrow strip of territory parallel to the China border. In April 1951 the attempted reconquest of Yunnan began when the 2,000 KMT soldiers of the Yunnan Province Anti-Communist National Salvation Army based at Mong Mao crossed the border into China. The town of Mong Hsat lies in one of several fertile valleys in Burma. Shan live in the valleys, with mainly Lahu and Akha living in the hills. Mong Hsat was the headquarters of the Chinese Nationalists’ Yunnan Province Anti-Communist National Salvation Army until 1954. Opium was allegedly flown from the air-strip in Mong Hsat by C-47s to Thailand and Taiwan. By 26 January 1961 the fighting was actually over, since Civil Air Transport (CAT) aircraft evacuated the last 4,200 NSA fighters to Taiwan, and further 6,000 to Laos. The remainder of the NSA withdrew into the jungle, where it continued to receive small shipments from the CIA for a number of years. Since the 1950s, various ethnic armies have operated in the Mong Hsat hills and border areas. During the 1990s, Shan (first MTA and then SSA-South) and Wa armies have been the main forces in the area.
Originally posted by Crakeur
not sure if y'all have checked into this but
Harry Dexter White, blamed for the fall of China, associated with Whittaker Chambers (sort of a lead in from the last round of q's, if I recall correctly).
posted on 16-12-2006 at 06:01 PM (post id: 2681722) - single -
this looks promising.
The Harry Dexter White Spy Case
just starting to dive into it.
Industriously, Colonel Hellwell created SEA SUPPLY, an OSS proprietary company, out of Miami and used it to carry guns across the ocean to China. The opium was grown in Burma, so Hellwell went to Burma and made friends with the royal family. After WWII, Hellwell became the Burmese Consulate in Miami so up to his chin was he with the Burmese. In Burma, Hellwell secured all the poppy franchises he needed and sent the basic black poppy tar to CHINA to be processed into...
then brought it back to America on Sea Supply boats, totally immune to snoopy customs inspectors. Then, he shipped guns back to China, a classic 'boats go both ways full' profitable shipping Modus Operandi. Next, he used the CIA's old pals in the American 'mob' to distribute drugs in the ghetto
Hui** enter these orders through ritual or birth but seldom have allegiance to two orders at one time; this is unusual compared to other Sufi orders. In addition, the government has established the Chinese Islamic Association (CIA) to monitor and control the Muslim minorities. It has a more lenient view towards Islam than Christianity because Islam is seen as indigenous.
a "Five-Colored Flag" (Five Races Under One Union flag) was used of five horizontal stripes representing the five major nationalities of China: the Han (red), the Manchu (yellow), the Mongol (blue), the Hui (white), and the Tibetan (black).