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27 Oct 1895

China
16 Feb 1897

China
12 May 1937

China
  • Yu Xuezhong relocated the headquarters of the 51st Army from Anhui Province to Jiangsu Province, China. ww2dbase [Yu Xuezhong | Anhui | CPC]
26 Aug 1937

China
  • After sundown, Mao Yingchu and Lu Jichun, each flying a Hawk III fighter, shot down a Japanese G3M2 Model 21 bomber over the town of Tianchang, Anhui Province, China north of Nanjing, China. ww2dbase [Mao Yingchu | Tianchang, Anhui | CPC]
12 Jun 1938

China
17 Jun 1938

China
24 Oct 1938

China
  • Japanese troops captured Huangpo, Anhui, China and began to march toward the northern border of Wuhan, Hubei, China. In the same province, elements of the Japanese 2nd Army Group captured the city of Ma. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Huangpo, Anhui | CPC]
4 Jan 1941

China
5 Jan 1941

China
  • A 9,000-strong contingent of the Chinese Communist New Fourth Army became surrounded by overwhelming Chinese Nationalist force at Maolin, Anhui Province, China. ww2dbase [New Fourth Army incident | Maolin, Anhui | CPC]
7 Jan 1941

China
  • Chinese Nationalist forces began attacking the surrounded Chinese Communist New Fourth Army troops at Maolin, Anhui Province, China. ww2dbase [New Fourth Army incident | Maolin, Anhui | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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