An American missionary's engineering talents made him an unlikely hero during the Boxer Rebellion

Shepter, Joe
June 2000
Military History;Jun2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p20
Discusses the role of American missionary Frank D. Gamewell during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion in China. Effect of German minister Baron Klemens von Ketteler's assassination on the war led by the Society of the Fists of Righteous Harmony; Professional background in engineering; Advantages of Gamewell over the Chinese.


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