Why did the two naval wars in 1965 make Chiang Kai-shek abandon the "counter-offensive against the mainland"?

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Why did the two naval wars in 1965 make Chiang Kai-shek abandon the "counter-offensive against the mainland"?

2019-04-25 21:30:55 627 ℃

After the War of Liberation, Chiang Kai-shek, who fled to Taiwan Province of China, was still foolishly convinced that he could counter-attack the mainland. So before 1965, Chiang Kai-shek's political involvement in Taiwan Province was seriously lacking in long-term planning, which laid the groundwork for many disorders on the island today.

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1965, the PLA and the reactionaries of the Kuomintang carried out two naval wars (86 naval battles, East naval battles to Chongwu). Interestingly, after these two naval wars, Chiang Kai-shek actually abandoned "counter-offensive against the mainland" and "independent Taiwan" thinking began. What's going on here?

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April 1, 1961, Chiang Kai-shek established the "National Light Workshop" and began to formulate the so-called "National Light Plan" for landing on the southeastern coast of the mainland. But for various reasons, it was not until 1965 that Chiang Kai-shek officially began to implement the "Guoguang No. 1 Plan".

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According to Chiang Kai-shek's assumption, the "Guoguang I Plan" consists of three stages: first, to transport the reactionary army to the coastal areas of the mainland to establish beachhead positions by warships; second, to occupy the Quanzhou-Zhangpu areas within 30 days; and third, to occupy the coastal areas of Fujian within 90 days of landing.

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On June 17, 1965, Chiang Kai-shek held a general meeting at the Army Officer's School in Taiwan Province, announcing the launching of the "National Light Plan" to counter-attack the mainland. In order to stand in front of Guoguang, the Kuomintang reactionary Navy dispatched fleets to escort enemy agents in an attempt to land in southern Fujian.


6 August 1965, the reactionary fleet of the Kuomintang (the large-scale submarine hunting vessel Jianmen and the small-scale submarine hunting vessel Zhangjiang) broke into the sea area east of Dongshan Island in Fujian Province, and the assault formation of the South China Sea fleet (11 torpedo speedboats and 4 high-speed escorts) immediately launched an attack.


After a fierce battle, the South China Sea fleet sank all two reactionary submarine-hunting vessels and won a great victory. This battle is known as the "Eighty-Six Sea War". However, the Kuomintang reactionaries are not willing to give up the dream of "counterattack on the mainland", and continue to send many warships to harass the coastal areas of the mainland.

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November 13, 1965, the Kuomintang reactionaries'Yongchang escort gunship and Yongtai submarine intruded into the sea area east of Chongwu, Hui'an County, Fujian Province. The East China Sea fleet sent six escorts and six long-range torpedo boats (wooden) to form a commando formation to meet the attack.


After a night of fierce battle, the commando formation of the East China Sea Fleet sank the Yongchang and the Yongtai at the cost of two sacrifices, 17 casualties, two slightly wounded escorts and two torpedo boats, and won the all-round victory of the naval battle. This is the famous "East China Sea War to Chongwu". After


"Eighty-six Sea War" and "East Sea War to Chongwu", the reactionaries of the Kuomintang completely lost their maritime superiority, leading to the death of the "Guoguang Plan". Since then, Chiang Kai-shek has no courage and strength to attack the mainland alone. Guoguang Studio was abolished in 1972.