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12 Jul 1901

20 Aug 1903

  • Zhang Lingfu was born in Dongda Village, Dongda County, Shaanxi Province, Qing Dynasty China. ww2dbase [Zhang Lingfu | Dongda, Shaanxi | CPC]
11 Nov 1903

29 Nov 1904

30 Oct 1936

Photo(s) dated 30 Oct 1936
Chiang Kaishek speaking with a civilian at the Xi
24 Dec 1936

  • General Zhang Xueliang succeeded in achieving an uneasy alliance between the Nationalist and Communist forces against the common foe, Japan. ww2dbase [Xi'an Incident | Xi'an, Shaanxi | CPC]
22 Oct 1937

13 Mar 1938

1 Jun 1938

  • Dong Zhao was named the deputy commander of anti-air defenses of Shaanxi Province. ww2dbase [Dong Zhao | Shaanxi | CPC]
5 Mar 1940

  • Communist Chinese troops laid siege to Yanchuan County seat, Shaanxi Province, China; the local paramilitary forces loyal to the Nationalists would quickly surrender. ww2dbase [Yanchuan, Shaanxi | CPC]
7 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 7 Aug 1945
Kim Gu and William Donovan, Xi
7 Aug 1947

Photo(s) dated 7 Aug 1947
Chiang Kaishek inspecting Yan
5 Dec 1949


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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