Battle of Aksu

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Battle of Aksu
Part of the Kumul Rebellion
Date May 31, 1933
Location Aksu, Xinjiang, Xinjiang
Result Chinese Muslims expelled by Uighurs from Aksu
Belligerents
Taiwan Republic of China 36th Division (National Revolutionary Army) First East Turkestan Republic
Commanders and leaders
Taiwan Ma Zhancang (nominal commander of all Chinese Muslim forces of southern Xinjiang) Isma'il Beg
Strength
Several hundred Chinese muslim troops Several hundred Turkic muslim Uighur fighters

The Battle of Aksu (May 31, 1933) was a minor battle in which Chinese Muslim troops were driven from the Aksu oases of Xinjiang by rebelling Uighurs.[1] Isma'il Beg, a Uighur, became the rebel Tao-yin of Aksu.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 89. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  2. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 241. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.