Long March

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Long March

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(Historical Terms) the Long March a journey of about 10 000 km (6000 miles) undertaken (1934–35) by some 100 000 Chinese Communists when they were forced out of their base in Kiangsi in SE China. They made their way to Shensi in NW China; only about 8000 survived the rigours of the journey

Long March

1934–35, the 6000 mile (9700 km) journey to northern China by 100,000 Communist forces and civilians fleeing from the Kuomintang in the south. Only 4000 survived.
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Up to this time the excitement had kept us both up; but now the tiresome monotony of the long march across the sun-baked plain brought on all the agonies consequent to a long-denied sleep.
The eighteen years he has lived seem but a moment, a breathing space in the long march of humanity.
He had warned them continuously during the long march that no harm must befall the white she who lay a prisoner within the village.
Our caravan rested three nights at the town, which was about four miles off, in order to provide some horses which they wanted, several of the horses having been lamed and jaded with the long march over the last desert; so we had some leisure here to put my design in execution.
Tibo was very hungry and thirsty, for he had not eaten since the morning before, and only once upon the long march had he been permitted to drink, but even hunger and thirst were almost forgotten in the terror of his position.
The long march was led by central President of the PTA Sindh Shafi Muhammad Sathio which left on December 10, 2017 culminated outside Thatta Press Club ,where the teachers of Thatta Basheer Ahmed Shoro, Aijaz Palijo and other welcomed them.
However, he had said that the JI would still hold the long march so that the government does not backtrack on its promise.
During the court of the long march, sit-ins will be held at over a dozen places from Khyber Agency to Peshawar.
In addition to helping China establish a permanent presence in space, the Long March 5 rocket would also play a crucial role in future missions to the moon and Mars.
This year is the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Red Army, Guangzhou Petrochemical old university photography classes launched to "promote the spirit of the Long March, today cherish harmony" as the theme of re-take the Long March activities.
The Long March refers to a series of forced marches over about four months between January and April 1945.
Lei Fanpei chairman of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) the main contractor for the space program told Xinhua that the Long March rockets will make at least another 100 launches in the next seven years.