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When America Threatened to Nuke China: The Battle of Yijiangshan Island

When America Threatened to Nuke China: The Battle of Yijiangshan Island

A forgotten fight between China and Taiwan that had big repercussions.

Sébastien Roblin holds a master’s degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and served as a university instructor for the Peace Corps in China. He has also worked in education, editing and refugee resettlement in France and the United States. He currently writes on security and military history for War Is Boring.

Image: B-52 Stratofortress taking off from Tinker Air Force Base. Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons/Balon Greyjoy