September 1927

In the Wake of the Expeditions

Volume 12, Issue 3

GUAM had slumbered away for several years, being only fitfully awakened during the World War to intern a German cruiser, stand by for attack from other raiders, and prepare for expeditionary duty in Siberia. The raiders and expeditionary duty in Siberia did not materialize. But when the war lords of China were no longer able to settle their differences by negotiation and resorted to arms the Commander-inChief, Asiatic Fleet, called on Guam to furnish the additional men necessary to protect American interests.

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