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Yu Hanmou

Given NameHanmou
Died1 Jan 1981


ww2dbaseYu Hanmou was the commanding officer of the 1st Army in 1935. From 1938 to 1944, he was the commander-in-chief of the 12th Army Group, participating in major actions in the Second Sino-Japanese War such as the failed defense of Guangdong in late 1938 and the 1938-1940 Winter Offensive. From 1944 until the end of the war, he was the commanding officer of the 7th War Area.

ww2dbaseSource: Generals of World War II.

Last Major Revision: Jul 2007

Yu Hanmou Timeline

1 Jan 1896 Hanmou Yu was born.
24 Sep 1949 Chiang Kaishek met with Yan Xishan, Yu Hanmou, Gu Zhutong, Xue Yue, and Li Jilan in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.
1 Jan 1981 Hanmou Yu passed away.

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