Special Forces of the Qing Dynasty

Introduction This is the story of the Jianruiying, a small elite unit of specially selected Manchu soldiers under the Qing dynasty. They were trained to overcome rough terrain, obstacles, and rivers in order to commence special attacks towards fortifications. In some ways, they are comparable to today's special forces. Background story: The Jinchuan situation In the eighteenth century,… Continue reading Special Forces of the Qing Dynasty