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Gunboats on the Great River

by Gregory Haines

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Published by Macdonald and Jane"s in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.,
    • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Gregory Haines.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA457.Y35 H34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 181 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4955079M
      ISBN 100356082350
      LC Control Number76383380

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        For more than 30 years, the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river, and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in , to the Battle of Omdurman in , when Britain finally won Brand: Bloomsbury USA.   Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written many books on naval warfare including The History of Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

      FRANK S. TAYLOR FAMILY AND ROYAL NAVY AMERICAN RIVER GUNBOATS. THE YANGTZE PATROL. USS Panay sinking off Nanking, China after being attacked by Japanese aircraft. The Yangtze Patrol, from to , was a prolonged naval operation to protect American interests in the Yangtze River 's treaty ports. Initially the patrol . River gunboats fought for the Paris Commune, on the rivers of South America, against the Bolsheviks, and during the Second World War in the open waters of the Mediterranean, while armoured Soviet gunboats fought German Panzers, and a pair of Girls attacked the Japanese on the banks of the Irrawaddy.


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The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river, when in the Honourable East India Company’s gunboat Diana went into action on the Irrawaddy in Burma.

In the years that followed river gunboats played a significant part in over forty campaigns and individual actions, down to the Portuguese and American ‘Brown Water’ fighting in Gunboats on the Great River book and. Yangtze River Gunboats –49 (New Vanguard Book ) - Kindle edition by Konstam, Angus, Bryan, Tony.

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STORIA militare, January It's an interesting book, with a novel approach. The Armourer, December Price: £ 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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With Pope cutting off their communications southward, and Foote’s gunboats holding the river above and below the island, the Confederate defenders could do.

River gunboats fought for the Paris Commune, on the rivers of South America, against the Bolsheviks, and during the Second World War in the open waters of the Mediterranean, while armoured Soviet gunboats fought German Panzers, and a pair of Girls attacked the Japanese on the banks of the of the river systems where they operated.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Gunboats. The Unequal Treaties. Troubles at Wanhsien   Episode The Gunboats of Vietnam from the A&E/History Channel documentary The Great Ships.

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In the later 19th century and early 20th century, "gunboat" was the common name for smaller armed vessels. These could be classified, from the smallest to the largest, into river gunboats, river monitors, coastal-defense gunboats (such as SMS Panther), and full-fledged monitors for coastal bombardments.

In the s and s Britain took to building so called "flat-iron" (or. From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China.

These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates. It was a wild, lawless time in China as ruthless warlords fought numerous small wars to increase their power and influence. This book.

For more than 30 years the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in to the Battle of Omdurman inwhen Britain finally won control of the Sudan.

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The full story of the British Yangtze gunboats is exceedingly well told in Gregory Haines’s ‘Gunboats on the Great River’, Macdonald and Jane’s, London,which is the source of much of the above material.

River gunboats fought for the Paris Commune, on the rivers of South America, against the Bolsheviks, and during the Second World War in the open waters of the Mediterranean, while armoured Soviet gunboats fought German Panzers, and a pair of Girls attacked the Japanese on the banks of the of the river systems where they Author: Roger Branfill-Cook.

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