Saturday, September 13, 2008

Yijiangshan Islands

The Yijiangshan Islands are two small islands eight miles from the Tachen group, located between Shanghai and Keelung in the Taiwan Strait. On January 20, 1955 it was captured by the People's Liberation Army from Republic of China Nationalist forces in the Battle of Yijiangshan even as the U.S. Seventh Fleet was patrolling nearby.

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