June 21st in German History: China Declares War on Germany and other European Nations in the Boxer Rebellion.

The 19th century saw a series of humiliations for China, then under the control of the Qing Empire. Britain first defeated China in the two Opium wars, taking islands and ports and forcing concessions on China. Other nations soon followed suit, fighting more wars and taking more port cities from China. The culmination of WesternContinue reading “June 21st in German History: China Declares War on Germany and other European Nations in the Boxer Rebellion.”