August 23, 1958, the 823 Artillery Bombardment took place. Within 44 days, Communist army shot 475 thousand artillery shells, but the nationalist army still successfully defended Jinmen. About this important battle, you may refer to our research finding: Chang Su-ya, "The Second Taiwan Strait Crisis and “Return to the Mainland” Propaganda".
View all the Daily Pictures.
Copyright 2016, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica. All Rights Reserved.
128 Academia Rd, Sec. 2, Nankang, Taipei 115201, Taiwan Tel:886-2-2782-4166 Fax:886-2-2789-8204