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29 Dec 1899

China
7 Nov 1931

China
  • Mao Zedong proclaimed the Chinese Soviet Republic in China at Ruijin, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Ruijin, Jiangxi | CPC]
10 Jul 1937

Photo(s) dated 10 Jul 1937
Chiang Kaishek announcing the start of a war of resistance against the Japanese invasion, Lushan, Jiangxi Province, China, 10 Jul 1937, photo 2 of 3Chiang Kaishek announcing the start of a war of resistance against the Japanese invasion, Lushan, Jiangxi Province, China, 10 Jul 1937, photo 1 of 3Chiang Kaishek announcing the start of a war of resistance against the Japanese invasion, Lushan, Jiangxi Province, China, 10 Jul 1937, photo 3 of 3
9 Dec 1937

China
  • Kanichi Kashimura engaged in aerial combat over Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. Despite having a third of his port wing shot off by a Chinese fighter, he was able to nurse his aircraft 600 kilometers to the north to safely land at his base near Nanjing, China. ww2dbase [Kanichi Kashimura | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Dec 1937
Japanese pilot KashimuraJapanese pilot Kashimura
7 Jan 1938

China
  • Luo Yingde, flying an I-16 fighter, shot down a Japanese A5M2b fighter over Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Luo Yingde | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
31 May 1938

China
  • Arthur Chin, flying a Gladiator fighter, shot down a Japanese E8N floatplane from seaplane carrier Kamikawa Maru north of Hukou, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Arthur Chin | Hukou, Jiangxi | CPC]
24 Jun 1938

China
26 Jun 1938

China
  • Japanese Special Naval Landing Force troops landed behind Chinese lines at Madang, Jiangxi Province, China and captured the town. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Madang, Jiangxi | CPC]
4 Jul 1938

China
  • Japanese troops captured Hukou, Jiangxi Province, China, near the border with Anhui Province. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Hukou, Jiangxi | CPC]
6 Jul 1938

China
  • Japanese minelayer Kamome struck a mine in the Yangtze River off Pengze, Jiangxi Province, China; she was towed away for repairs. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Pengze, Jiangxi | CPC]
27 Jul 1938

China
4 Aug 1938

China
  • Japanese and Chinese troops clashed at Jinjiashan, Maanshan, and Datianshan south of Jiujiang in Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]
5 Aug 1938

China
  • In the morning, Japanese troops captured Huangdanao, Manashan, and Laohushan in Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]
6 Aug 1938

China
  • Japanese and Chinese troops clashed at Jinjiashan, Jinguanqiao, and Dengjiahe in Jiangxi Province, China, exchanging territories repeatedly throughout the day. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]
7 Aug 1938

China
8 Aug 1938

China
  • Troops of 90th Division of Chinese 4th Corps repulsed Japanese assaults at Shizishan, Muopanshan, and Jiaojiashankou in Jiangxi Province, China. On the same day, 15th Division of Chinese 8th Corps captured Datianshan, Jiangxi. After dark, Japanese troops attacked Maanshan. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]
10 Aug 1938

China
  • The Namita Detachment of the Japanese 11th Army Group and the Japanese 9th Division attacked Ruichang, Jiangxi, China, defended by the Chinese 3rd Army Company and the Chinese 32nd Army Group. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Ruichang, Jiangxi | CPC]
20 Aug 1938

China
  • Japanese 106th Division under Yasuji Okamura and the Japanese 101st Division launched an offensive in Jiangxi Province, China in an attempt to cut off Chinese troops in Nanxun and Wuning Railway. Chinese troops withdrew from Xinzi, Jiangxi Province after sundown, falling back toward Yikou. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]
18 Mar 1939

China
  • A group of Japanese troops boarded barges at Xingzi, Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China, sailed south 10 kilometers on the Yangtze River, and disembarked to attack Chinese positions at Wucheng. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Wucheng, Jiangxi | CPC]
20 Mar 1939

China
  • Chinese troops repulsed a Japanese attack across the Xiushui River near Wucheng, Jiangxi Province, China; Chinese defenders reported that the Japanese were mixing chemical weapons among traditional artillery shells. To the west of Nanchang, the primary objective, Japanese troops reached the Ganjiang Bridge. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Jiangxi | CPC]
21 Mar 1939

China
  • Japanese 6th Division crossed the Xuishui River west of Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China and marched toward Wuning. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Jiangxi | CPC]
22 Mar 1939

China
23 Mar 1939

China
  • At dawn, the largest bombardment of the Second Sino-Japanese War was commenced on Chinese positions at Wucheng near the Xiushui River in Jiangxi Province, China where Japanese troops were held down by Chinese defenses since 18 Mar 1939; this bombardment would continue until 26 Mar 1939. Nearby, Japanese troops captured Fengxin County and Anyi County. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Jiangxi | CPC]
25 Mar 1939

China
26 Mar 1939

China
  • Japanese troops captured Wucheng, Jiangxi Province, China. To the southwest, Japanese troops reached the west gate of the primary objective, Nanchang, and began the assault. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
27 Mar 1939

China
28 Mar 1939

China
  • While the Japanese 101st Division secured Nanchang in Jiangxi Province, China, the 106th Division at Fengxin prepared for an additional offensive whose target was to be Chinese positions further west or the town of Gao'an. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
29 Mar 1939

China
2 Apr 1939

China
21 Apr 1939

China
  • Chinese 3rd and 9th War Areas attacked toward Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, engaging Japanese troops at Fengxin and Gao'an. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Jiangxi | CPC]
23 Apr 1939

China
  • 16th Division, 79th Division, and 5th Reserve Division of Chinese 32th Army crossed the Fu River near Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Jiangxi | CPC]
25 Apr 1939

China
26 Apr 1939

China
27 Apr 1939

China
  • Japanese troops counterattacked against the Chinese offensive at Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, engaging in combat south and southeast of the city. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
28 Apr 1939

China
  • General Duan Lang ordered his Chinese 79th Division to disengage south of Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China after suffering high casualties during a Japanese counterattack. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
1 May 1939

China
  • Chiang Kaishek ordered Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China to be taken back by 5 May 1939. He also relieved General Duan Lan of his duties for ordering his 79th Division to fall back, while General He Ping, who had also fallen back with his Chinese 16th Division, was told to redeem himself. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
2 May 1939

China
  • Chinese troops launched a second counterattack on Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, but all conquered positions would be retaken by the Japanese by the end of the day. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
4 May 1939

China
5 May 1939

China
  • Troops of the Chinese 26th Division broke through to the Xinlong airfield at Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, destroying three Japanese aircraft. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
9 May 1939

China
14 Sep 1939

China
  • Japanese 106th Division under Lieutenant General Ryotaro Nakai engaged with Chinese 184th Division near Fengxin County, Jiangxi Province China. ww2dbase [Fengxin, Jiangxi | CPC]
15 Sep 1939

China
  • Japanese 101st Division under Lieutenant General Masatoshi Saito engaged in Chinese troops near Mount Lianhua near Gao'an, Jiangxi Province, China, capturing the city shortly after. ww2dbase [Gao'an, Jiangxi | CPC]
19 Sep 1939

China
  • Chinese forces recaptured Cunqianjie near Gao'an, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Cunqianjie, Jiangxi | CPC]
22 Sep 1939

China
  • Chinese forces recaptured Gao'an, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Gao'an, Jiangxi | CPC]
24 Oct 1942

China
  • Zhou Zhikai, flying a P-43A Lancer fighter, shot down a Japanese Ki-46-III aircraft over Sibao, Yang County, Jiangxi Province, China. This was the first Chinese victory in a P-43 fighter. ww2dbase [Zhou Zhikai | Sibao, Jiangxi | CPC]
18 Dec 1944

China
  • The Yangtze River Raiders of Sino-American Special Technical Cooperative Organization (SACO) rescued P-51 fighter pilot John Wheeler near Xiushui, Jiangxi Province, China. ww2dbase [Xiushui, Jiangxi | CPC]
30 Apr 1945

China

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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