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island group, Taiwan: see QuemoyQuemoy
, Chin. Chinmen, Kinmen, or Jinmen, Taiwanese island group (2010 pop. 56,703), Taiwan Strait, just off Fujian prov., China, and c.150 mi (240 km) W of Taiwan.
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Baekryong Island, from the North's perspective, is similar to Taiwan's Jinmen Daeo (Quemoy Island) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) in China's eyes in the years of tension and confrontation in the Taiwan Strait.
1954 Sep 3 Formosa, Quemoy Island. Communist shelling kills 2 U.S.
Alfred Medendorp was killed during an artillery attack by the Red Chinese on Quemoy Island on Sept.