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Why was Chiang Kai-Shek referred to as the "Peanut"?

Question #53949. Asked by peasypod.

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Chaing Kai-Sek was said to have a 'peanut brain' by General Vinegar Stilwell, commander of US forces in China, in relation to the war he was waging on the Japanese in China during WWII.


Jan 12 2005, 7:21 AM
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That'd be Joseph W. (Vinegar Joe or Uncle Joe) Stilwell. Picky, picky.

Jan 12 2005, 7:55 AM
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