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Friday, May 17th 2019, 10:40am

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1949 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Sunday 12. January - Beijing Post Even in times of peace, the Chinese Army is always ready to defend the chinese empire - true to its motto "this we'll defend". The Chinese Dragon is always ready to fight against the intruders. The Chinese army's maneuvers involve units from all three branches - units of the National Army, the Territorial Army and the Reserve Army. Tuesday 14. January – Suixi Air Force Base » Do not tell me it's just a joke, sir «, Major Wu Faxian said to Air Force Major Liao Le...

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 12:05pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1949 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Monday 4. January - Qingdao Post At Qingdao the "YELLOW SEA FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CHINESE ACADEMY OF FISHERY SCIENCES" under the leadership of Prof. TANG Qi-sheng was found. It's a leading research institution in the chinese empire, active in almost all research areas to do with aquaculture and marine and freshwater fisheries. The Institute was established to ensure sustainable fisheries. Thursday 7. January - Canton Daily Southwest Airlines receives the 10 ENA C-25 Ponchito aircrafts fr...

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 11:43am

Author: parador

OOB Q3/1948 (Textform)

Imperial Chinese Navy - Summary of Ship Type and Status, September 1948 Type : In Service + "Reserve(or Museum)" + Trials + Building + Refitting + "Purchased (not delivered)" = Total Capital Ships Battlecruiser (BC) : 4 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 4 Aviation Ships Carrier (CV) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Seaplane Carrier (CVS) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Heavy Cruiser Heavy Cruiser (CA) : 6 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 6 Armoured Cruiser (CA) : 0 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1 Convoy Cruiser Light Cruiser (CL) : 15...

Monday, May 13th 2019, 4:10pm

Author: parador

Houxin (Base Supply Ship)

HICMS Houxin laid down 1935 as Whalingfactory for the Chinese Company for Whaling (CCW) Displacement: 10.100 t light; 10.574 t standard; 18.262 t normal; 24.413 t full load Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught 485,21 ft / 468,77 ft x 71,39 ft x 30,18 ft (normal load) 147,89 m / 142,88 m x 21,76 m x 9,20 m Armament: 8 - 1,57" / 40,0 mm guns (4x2 guns), 1,95lbs / 0,89kg shells, 1935 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread, all raised mounts Aft Main mounts sep...

Monday, May 13th 2019, 9:58am

Author: parador

Chouyou [Skunk]

The Chinese Army employs the Chouyou in a variety of roles, with three principal configurations: Type A: Standard troop carrier (6 soldiers, inlcuding driver); 2x MG with 2010rds Type B: Support vehicle with 7.5cm Tank-Gun (20 rds + one 7.92mm MG with 2010 rds) Type C: Support vehicle with 8cm mortar (12 rds + one 7.92mm MG with 2010 rds)

Friday, May 10th 2019, 1:53pm

Author: parador

Shuidiao [Mink]

The Chinese Army employs the Shuidiao in a variety of roles, with four principal configurations: Type A: Armored Personnel Carrier Type B: Personnel Carrier with 81mm Mortar (66 Mortar grenades) Type C: Assault Engineer vehicle (inflatable boats stored in the side storage lockers; light dismantleable assault bridges stored inside through loss of a seat for more storage space) Type D: Armored ambulance vehicle (capable of carrying up to 8 seated casualties or 4 seated casualties and 2 strecher c...

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 2:18pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q4/1948 - Chinese news and events - October / November / December

Saturday 25.December – The Zhanjiang Post The Chinese Navy decides to further expand the existing base on Weizhou Dao. So in the near future a bunker for the E-boats of the Shanghai-class will be built, but also a submarine bunker is planned.

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 1:45pm

Author: parador

Armored Personnel Carrier

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Monday, May 6th 2019, 12:09pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q4/1948 - Chinese news and events - October / November / December

Friday 3.December - Callao naval base (Peru) Today is an important day in the relations between Peru und the Chinese Empire. The last ships of the Ancon and Captain Valdez Class are handed over to the chinese navy. In a solemn ceremony, the Peruvian flags of each ship is given to the representative of the Peruvian government by the chinese ambassador Su Tseng-chang. Tuesday 7.December - Qingdao Post The first serial production model of the Guoyong Hydroplane HG-8 is handed over to representative...

Monday, May 6th 2019, 10:06am

Author: parador

On the footsteps of the others

On the footsteps of the others (5) – Unforseen events The next days flew by. While the scientists made further investigations at various points of the archipelago, Liu Guoliang also undertook excursions to the islands. His excursions, however, were less of a scientific matter than of more of an imperialist nature. The sailors, with whom Guoliang sailed to the islands, fixed at the most prominent places boundary posts with the Chinese symbol of sovereignty or hoisted the Chinese flag as a sign of...

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 2:56pm

Author: parador

On the footsteps of the others

Quoted from "Brockpaine" Quoted from "parador" The archipelago is a Terra Nullius, it belongs to nobody and no one claims the island. OOC: I do not believe that to be true. When Skull Island first came up early in Wesworld, I believe it was claimed by the Netherlands as part of the Dutch East Indies. Taken into account, the position of the island (noted by Bruce: 12 dgs 5 min South, 78 dgs 17 min East) - somewhere in the middle of nowhere i would say ... it could also be claimed by Bharat or th...

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 11:29am

Author: parador

On the footsteps of the others

On the footsteps of the others (4) – Where does the path lead ? It was shortly after eleven o'clock when Professor Haibin entered the officers' mess, a quick glance showed him that the room was well filled, although there were still a few scientists missing. At the front of the conference table, Captain Donghua Li, together with his second officer, was bent over a map and were discussing eagerly. After a short while Li took the floor. „Gentlemen, as you certainly know better than me, after all y...