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The Battle of Nanchang (Traditional Chinese: 南昌會戰, Simplified Chinese: 南昌会战) was a major battle between the Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the Japanese Imperial Japanese Army in the Second Sino-Japanese War.
After the Battle of Wuhan, Wuhan was the base of the 11th Army of the Imperial Japanese Army, and was surrounded by the 5th and 9th Military Regions of the National Revolutionary Army.
Subsequent to this battle, the major supply line of the 3rd Military Region of the National Revolutionary Army and the southeast provinces of China came under increasing threat.
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The Battle of Pingxingguan, commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" (平型关大捷) in Mainland China, was an engagement fought between the 8th Route Army of the Communist Party of China and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937.
The pass of Pingxingguan was a narrow defile worn through the loess, with no exit for several kilometres except the road itself.
However, like the victory at the Battle of Taierzhuang, Pingxingguan was explained by Japan as Japanese officers succumbing to what they came to call "victory disease".
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The Battle of Pingxingguan, commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" (平型关大捷) in Mainland China, was an engagement fought between the 8th Route Army of the Chinese Communist Party and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937.
Image:pingxingguan.gifframedMachine gunner of the Chinese 115th Division on Pingxingguan.
The pass of Pingxingguan was a narrow defile worn through the loess, with no exit for several kilometres except the road itself.
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The battle lasted over three months and proved to be an enormous morale booster for the Chinese people as it ended the Japanese taunt of conquering Shanghai in three days and China in three months.
The Communists usually avoided open warfare (the Hundred Regiments Campaign and the Battle of Pingxingguan are notable exceptions), preferring to fight in small squads to harass the Japanese supply lines.
Some major engagements after the initial 1937 campaigns, such as Battle of Xuzhou and the Battle of Changsha were fought by former warlords under the banner of the Kuomintang.
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 Second Sino-Japanese War Summary
The Communists usually avoided open warfare (the Hundred Regiments Campaign and the Battle of Pingxingguan are notable exceptions), preferring to fight in small squads to harass the Japanese supply lines.
In comparison, right from the beginning of the war the Nationalists committed their best troops (including the 36th, 83rd, 88th divisions, the crack divisions of Chiang's Central Army) to defend Shanghai from the Japanese, a third of whom were killed or wounded.
Some major engagements after the initial 1937 campaigns, such as Battle of Xuzhou and the Battle of Changsha were fought by former warlords under the banner of the Kuomintang.
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 Second Sino-Japanese War
When the battle began in July 1937 near Beijing, government of Japan used North China Incident (北支事變{事変 in }, Hokushi Jihen), and with the outbreak of large-scale battle around Shanghai next month, it was changed to China Incident 支那事變, [Shina Jihen].
While the battle was a military defeat for the Chinese, it proved that China was not willing to be defeated and showcased the Chinese determination to the world.
The battle lasted over three months and proved to be an enormous morale booster as it ended the Japanese taunt of conquering Shanghai in three days and China in three months.
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 WW2DB: Battle of Shanxi
Lacking an unified central command, the Chinese abandoned the city of Datong on 13 Sep, allowing a large coal supply to be captured by the Japanese.
At the end of the battle, about 1,000 Japanese were killed, at the cost of 500 Chinese casualties.
Although the Pingxingguan battle had been won, Chinese troops still needed to fall back to Xinkou as heavier Japanese artillery and tanks appeared.
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 The Chinese People's Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A main National Army's commander of this battle said, "Four divisions of us National Army can only strike one division of the Japanese army," which meant the fighting capacity of 40,000 troops of the National Army were equal to that of 10,000 Japanese troops.
During the Lailing Battle fought in September and October 1940, the Communist Army put in 20,000 men to attack Lailing area defended by 1500 men of the Japanese army and 1000 men of the Puppet Army.
It looks that in this battle, the fighting capacity of the Communist Army was not stronger than that of the National Army, and the fighting capacity of 40,000 of the Communist Army could be at most equal to the fighting capacity of 10,000 of the Japanese army.
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 Lin Biao Summary
The Nationalist forces were totally destroyed at the battle of Chinchow in October and at Mukden, which fell to Lin's army on November 1.
Lin proved to be a brilliant guerrilla commander and during the 1934 breakout he commanded the First Corps of the Red Army, which fought a two-year running battle with the Kuomintang, which culminated in the occupation of Yan'an in December 1936 (see Long March).
As commander of the 115th Division of the Communist 8th Route Army, Lin orchestrated the ambush at Pingxingguan in September 1937, which was one of the few battlefield successes for the Chinese in the Second Sino-Japanese War (which began before World War II, though it merged into it).
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 Wikipedia: Second Sino-Japanese War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the Battle of Lugou Bridge in 1937, the Japanese occupied Shanghai, Nanjing and Southern Shanxi in campaigns involving approximately 350,000 Japanese soldiers, and considerably more Chinese soldiers.
The battle lasted over three months and proved to be an enormous morale booster for the Chinese people as it ended the Japanese taunt of conquering Shanghai in three days and China in three months.
Each Japanese division was the equivalent in fighting strength of four Chinese regular divisions (at the beginning of Battle of Shanghai (1937)).
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Inside here contain all major battles being fought in the entire war, and every battle has link that direct u to the the process of the battle, and some good conclusion.
The battle saw heavy casualties on both sides and ended with a Chinese retreat towards Nanjing.
While the battle was a military defeat for the Chinese, it proved that China would not be defeated easily and showed China's determination to the world.
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 List of Chinese battles at AllExperts
*632 BC - Battle of Chengpu - Duke Wen of Jin defeats the Chu commander Ziyu, in the biggest battle of the Spring and Autumn period.
*208 - Battle of Red Cliffs - Cao Cao is defeated by the allied forces of Sun Quan and Liu Bei, foreshadowing the triparte of the Three Kingdoms.
*383 - Battle of Fei River - Fu Jiān, King of Former Qin is defeated by the Chinese commander Xie An.
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 Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) Encyclopedia Article @ Overtook.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Following the Battle of Lugou Bridge in 1937, the Japanese occupied
The battle saw heavy casualties on both sides and ended with a Chinese retreat towards Nanjing.
While the battle was a military defeat for the Chinese, it proved that China would not be defeated easily and showed China's determination to the world.
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 The Epoch Times | Freezing Point Banned in Beijing
One article, entitled "The Pingxingguan Battle and Victory" [2], was published a day before June 1, 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Pingxingguan Battle is a famous battle during the anti-Japanese war.
Yuan reveals the truth that KMT, instead of the CCP, was the key force in the anti-Japanese war, which is against the brainwashing theme of the CCP.
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 Second_Sino-Japanese_War - The definative answer from Alt & Ego   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Chinese Nationalist defenders during the Battle of Shanghai.
This is congruent with the Nationalist viewpoint, as demonstrated by history textbooks published in Taiwan, which gives the KMT credit for the brunt of the fighting.
Soviet liaison to the Chinese Communists Peter Vladimirov documented that he never once found the Chinese Communists and Japanese engaged in battle during the period from 1942 to 1945.
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Song Zheyuan, i.e., a Chinese national hero at the Battles of the Great Wall, would suddenly become a pro-Japan regional leader who had participated in the "autonomous movement" similar to Japan's "puppet Eastern Hebei Province government".
In the ensuing short distance battle, Guan Linzheng was seriously wounded, regiment comamnder Wang Lunbo died, and 73rd Brigade commander Du Yuming took over the job of acting division chief.
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fighting in Battle of Tai'erzhuang]]While this direct army to army fighting lasted during the early phases of the war, large numbers of Chinese defeats compared to few victories eventually led to the strategy of stalling the war.
Large areas of China were conquered during the early stages of the war but the Japanese advancements began to stall in mid-1938.
Each Japanese division was the equivalent in fighting strength of four Chinese regular divisions (at the beginning of Battle of Shanghai).
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 Lin Biao Biography,info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lin proved to be a brilliant guerrilla commander and during the 1934 breakout he commanded the First Corps of the Red Army, which fought a two-year running battle with the Kuomintang, which culminated in the occupation of Yan'an in December 1936.
As commander of the 115th Division of the Communist 8th Route Army, Lin orchestrated the ambush at Pingxingguan in September 1937, which was one of the few battlefield successes for the Chinese in the early period of the Second Sino-Japanese War (which began before World War II, though it merged into it).
After the Battle of Pingxingguan, the Chinese troops captured many of the personal items that belonged to Imperial Japanese Army personnel.
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 The Epoch Times | Freezing Point Banned in Beijing
One article, entitled "The Pingxingguan Battle and Victory" [2], was published a day before June 1, 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Pingxingguan Battle is a famous battle during the anti-Japanese war.
Yuan reveals the truth that KMT, instead of the CCP, was the key force in the anti-Japanese war, which is against the brainwashing theme of the CCP.
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 Russian Atrocities in Northeastern china and part of korea? - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
Take the Battle of Shanghai for example, about 50,000 KMT soldiers, or five divisions, under the leadership of general Zhang Zhizhong (on the left and general Zhang Fakui on the right, were given the task of overcoming the Japanese positions.
Between the Shanghai battle and the end of the Wuhan Campaign, China's armies had shattered the Japanese dream of conquering China in three months, at a cost of more than a million soldiers.
On May 20, the Battle of Crete began when elite German parachute and glider-borne mountain troops launched a massive airborne invasion of the Greek island.
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He cooperated with divisional commander Linbiao to lead PingXingguan battle, exterminating more than 1000 persons of the fifth division of the north china Japan, and achieved a great success after the beginning of Anti Japanese War.
In October 1937, he was assumed commander and political commissioner of Jincha military district, leading more than 3000 persons of the main force of the 115th division and political cadre, carrying centralized leadership of party, politics, and military force, launching crowds, amplifying the people’s arms, and develop the guerrilla warfare.
Among this, in Yansuya and Huangtulin battles, they exterminated more than 1500 enemies, shot dead the lieutenant general Abuguixiu, who was sole entering into the second troops.
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The Battle of Pingxingguan, commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" in Mainland China, was an engagement fought between the 8th Route Army of the Chinese Communist Party and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937.
The Chinese abandoned Datong on September 13, falling back to a line from Yanmenguan on the Great Wall east to the mountain pass of Pingxingguan.
When it was over there were about 1000 Japanese killed and 1000 Chinese casualties (according to the latest Chinese history book).
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 1937 - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
June/July - Dil ireann debates and passes the draft new constitution of ire, to be called Bunreacht na hireann.
September 25 - Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Pingxingguan.
December 13 - Battle of Nanjing ends and the Nanjing Massacre begins.
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 Could Japan conquer China in the 1930s-1940s? - China History Forum, chinese history forum
It is more honorable to die in battle and inflict heavy casualties on the enemy, rather than live and dishonor yourself.
The army of the Wang Jingwei puppet government in Nanjing, which also absorbed the armies of the puppet Beijing and Inner Mongolian regimes after 1940, was very large (up to 900,000 regulars and militia by 1945, according to Allied estimates), but poorly equipped and poorly trained.
Japan's lost the war of attrition because she could not replace her losses of warships and warplanes, not to mention experienced naval men and airmen.
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 1937 help – Events – Wiki at Help.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
July 5 - Highest recorded temperature in Canada, at Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan: 45°C. July 7 - Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Lugou Bridge - Japanese forces invade China.Often seen as the beginning of World War II in Asia
September 25 - Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Pingxingguan.
December 13 - Battle of Nanjing ends and the Nanjing Massacre begins.
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