St George and the Chinese Dragon

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Written by Colonel Vaughan of the 7th Rajputs, this is a colourful account of the expedition to relieve the International Legations – 900 soldiers, marines and citizens of eleven foreign powers, including Britain – besieged in Peking for 55 days during the Boxer Uprising. The book covers Vaughan’s perilous march from the coast to Peking, the capture of the Legations Quarter and subsequent occupation of Peking. An extensive forword is complimented by maps, photographs and watercolours by the author.

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St George and the Chinese Dragon

St George and the Chinese Dragon

Paperback140pp Illustrated210x150mm

9780951988640     Product Code: 505927

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Written by Colonel Vaughan of the 7th Rajputs, this is a colourful account of the expedition to relieve the International Legations – 900 soldiers, marines and citizens of eleven foreign powers, including Britain – besieged in Peking for 55 days during the Boxer Uprising. The book covers Vaughan’s perilous march from the coast to Peking, the capture of the Legations Quarter and subsequent occupation of Peking. An extensive forword is complimented by maps, photographs and watercolours by the author.

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