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Beiyang Army


【IMPERIAL CHINESE SONG】Anthem of the Beiyang Fleet (北洋水师军歌) w/ ENG lyrics


大帥練兵歌(北洋軍軍歌) - Chinese Soldier's Training Song


LATE (Decline period) Qing Dynasty Army 清軍/北洋軍 1840 to 1911年


China vs Japan naval Battle 1894


Beiyang Army - Impact on CCW

The Beiyang Army was a powerful, Western-style Imperial Chinese Army established by the Qing Dynasty government in the late 19th century. It was the centerpiece of a general reconstruction of Qing China's military system. The Beiyang Army played a major role in Chinese politics for at least three decades and arguably right up to 1949. It made the Xinhai Revolution of 1911 possible, and, by dividing into warlord factions known as the Beiyang Clique, ushered in a period of regional division.
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    • Origins under Li Hongzhang (to 1900) 

    • Yuan Shikai's ascendancy (1901–1908) 

    • The Beiyang Army under Qing control (1909–1910) 

    • The 1911 Revolution 

    • Beiyang clique in power (1911–15) 

    • Fragmentation of the Beiyang army (1916–18) 

    • Warlord Era 

    • Northern Expedition