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MILITARY OPERATIONS IN CHINA 1900-1901. The Boxer Rebellion. Originally printed in 1903 by the Intelligence Department of the British Contingent, China Field Force.
Summary: This is an exact reprint of perhaps the scarcest BRITISH OFFICIAL HISTORY. Originally issued in 1903 in a limited ed. of only 250 copies and never sold to the public. It presents the most detailed & accurate account of the planning, organisation and operations of the forces in China during the BOXER Rebellion. It chronicles the defence of the foreign Legations in Peking, the massive International Relief Force. This includes the capture of the Taku Forts guarding the Pei-Ho river, the lst relief of Tien-Tsin, the 2 nd relief column and the relief of Peking, including the punitive operations after Pekin's relief. It includes despatches, correspondence, massive orders of battle, complete lists of equipment and supplies , and many more appendices, plus maps in the text and 2 large fold-out plans. There are numerous references to the operations of other nations armies that were also present. .