Author:Lieutenant Hussa, Sergeant Stevens, Corporal Nelson, Private Mowers, Private Sours

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1930s FASCINATING AND UNIQUE DIARY OF AN ARMED DETAIL OF FIVE MARINES TRAVELING BY STEAMBOAT INTO THE INTERIOR OF CHINA, EACH MAN CONTRIBUTING RECORDING AND DETAILING THE LIFE AND NATURE ALL AROUND THEM

By: Lieutenant Hussa, Sergeant Stevens, Corporal Nelson, Private Mowers, Private Sours

Price: $12,885.99

Publisher: Yangtze River, Shanghai, Hankow, China, 1935

Seller ID: 0009004

Condition: Good+


On offer is a fascinating and significant handwritten diary that was found with other military items from a US 4th Marine Veteran, George Mower, who served in China, WW II and Korea. The very unique diary was written by five Marines (their rank and last names listed on the first page) while on duty in China from Dec. 28, 1934 through Feb 1, 1935. The very first words of the journal are as such: "This diary of facts concerning a trip made up the Yangtzie River, into the interior of China that mysterious and forbidding land of the Green and Yellow Dragon - by five marines detailed as armed ... View more info