1936 CHINA – GB…BRITISH FORCES SHANGHAI DEFENCE FORCE .. [20518]

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1936 (Jun 19) Picture postcard entitled View of large Castle-Gate, Shan-Hai-Kuan to Guildford, Surrey bearing GB GV Photogravure 1d tied very scarce Field Post Office 4 cds located Sanhaikwan during the summer of 1936.
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In January 1927 mobs supported by Cantonese & elements of the Nationalists Army attacked the British Consulate in Nanking other threats against British interests in Shanghai prompted action & problems had subsided by the end of the year although some military units remained until the outbreak of WW2 .. Several FPO’s served military units FPO 4 being very scarce.

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