The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China, 1912-1938

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Taking up its position astride the Peking-Mukden [Beijing-Shenyang] railway beginning in January, 1912, the United States Fifteenth Infantry Regiment was engaged in protecting American interests in China. The 1000 man force was especially challenged during the 1920s, those tumultuous years when warlords struggled to gain ascendancy in the Chinese Republic. Although Chiang Kai-shek established a measure of control in China by 1928, the regiment remained in China--partially to counter Japan's increasingly aggressive actions- ...

The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China, 1912-1938 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786419883

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