Republic of China Armed Forces Museum
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Republic of China
The Republic of China Armed Forces Museum (AFM; Chinese: 國軍歷史文物館; pinyin: Guójūn Lìshǐ Wénwùguǎn) is a museum located on Guiyang Street Zhongzheng District, Taipei in the Republic of China. It was opened on October 31, 1961 under the administration of the Republic of China Ministry of National Defense Department of History and Translation Office. The Museum aims to show the ROC military heritage of different periods and inform the public about the military. The museum encompasses 3 floors.
- From the Whampoa Army to the Northern Army
- Early Gruelling years in the War of Resistance - Features captured Japanese Military equipment including swords used during the Nanjing Massacre's Contest to kill 100 people using a sword.
- Counter Insurgency and Battle of the Taiwan Strait
- Modernization of the Military
- Weapons Collection Room.
- Army Special Operations Aviation Exhibition (2005)
- Japanese Prisoner of War Camps in Taiwan (2005)
- Military Police Special Exhibition (2006)
- Joint logistics exhibition - Armor Vehicles (2007)
- ROC Reserve Command (2008)
- 50th Anniversary of the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis Exhibition (2008)
- ROC Airforce in the New Century - Forward Looking Vision (2009)
- 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Guningtou (2009)
- The Great Wall at Sea - Naval Command Exhibition (2010)
- Black Cat Squadron Exhibition (2010)
- CBRN Defense / Chemical Warfare Corps Exhibition (2012)
In 1999, a Taiwanese schoolgirl, Chang Fu-chen was raped and murdered at the Armed Forces Museum. Taipei Police found the girl's body dumped in a suburban Taipei park following the confession of Kuo Ching-ho, a military guard at the museum who was serving his conpulsory two-year military service.
- List of museums in Taiwan
- Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution
- National Museum of History
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