In the Wake of the Expeditions
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.
If you are an MCA&F Member
OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading
By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article