The 1949 battle of Quemoy, a significant event in the military history of the People’s Republic of China, was not only a turning point for the civil war that remains unresolved across the Taiwan Strait but also the beginning of a chain of events that shaped the Cold War throughout Asia and the Pacific region for decades.
Yu, Maochun Miles
"The Battle of Quemoy: The Amphibious Assault That Held the Postwar Military Balance in the Taiwan Strait,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 69
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol69/iss2/8