By: Lieutenant Hussa, Sergeant Stevens, Corporal Nelson, Private Mowers, Private Sours
Yangtze River, Shanghai, Hankow, China, 1935
Seller ID: 0009004
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...