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Gunboats and Marines

The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928

by Bernard D. Cole

  • 227 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Delaware Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History, Naval,
  • Naval History (General),
  • 20th century,
  • Navy,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381272M
    ISBN 100874132037
    ISBN 109780874132038

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Gunboats and Marines book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Gunboats and Marines book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 4/5(1).

Their safety often depended on the armed protection of the sailors and marines of the United States Asiatic Fleet. In the middle s, however, this fleet consisted of one cruiser, two divisions of submarines, about twenty destroyers, a dozen gunboats, and assigned Marine Corps detachments.

this book tells the dramatic story of the role the U. There were local firebrands who would periodically start trouble with the foreigners, and the navy gunboats would show up, fire some rounds into the crowd, perhaps land a platoon of Marines, and quiet things down.

American Navy activity began with shallow draft gunboats, because that was all that could sail over the shallow parts of the by: 3. The Yangtze Patrol, also known as the Yangtze River Patrol Force, Yangtze River Patrol, YangPat and ComYangPat, was a prolonged naval operation from – to protect American interests in the Yangtze River's treaty Yangtze Patrol also patrolled the coastal waters of China where they protected U.S.

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Judging from locations written on the pictures, the Helena was operating along the lower Yangtze, between Shanghai and Wuhu, while Monocacy and Palos left Shanghai and went as far as Chunking.

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