What was the First Taiwan Strait Crisis (1954-1955)?

Introduction The First Taiwan Strait Crisis (also the Formosa Crisis, the 1954-1955 Taiwan Strait Crisis, the Offshore Islands Crisis, the Quemoy-Matsu Crisis, and the 1955 Taiwan Strait Crisis) was a brief armed conflict between the Communist People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Nationalist Republic of China (ROC) in Taiwan. The conflict focused on several… Read More