China Horse Marine: John R. Angstadt U.S.M.C. American Legation, Peiping China, 1934-1937

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Every Marine has heard stories about the legendary "China Marines" who served in China before the Second World War. Many of these stories feature the small group of Horse Marines stationed at the American Legation in Peiping who patrolled the city streets and the surrounding Chinese countryside. Riding small, tough, Mongolian ponies and armed with the Model 1913 Patton sabers, these Horse Marines protected American missionaries and businessmen from bands of roving Chinese bandits. The Horse Marines, known as the Mounted ...

China Horse Marine: John R. Angstadt U.S.M.C. American Legation, Peiping China, 1934-1937 2015, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen

ISBN-13: 9780764348907

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