Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the History's Turning Points II video series, which explores pivotal moments in world history, History's Turning Points II: Incredible March focuses on the birth of Mao's communist China. The video tells the story of Mao's diligent army of 100,000 peasants, their incredible tests of physical endurance and will, and their victory over the Nationalists. Mao had to beat incredible odds to become Chairman of the People's Republic of China, but with the tireless support of hardworking citizens, he realized his vision. The program features on-location dramatizations and rare historical footage.