Battle of Toksun

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Battle of Toksun
Part of Kumul Rebellion
Date 1933
Location Toksun, Xinjiang
Status Republic of China victory
Belligerents
Taiwan Republic of China National Revolutionary Army Uighur peasant Army
Commanders and leaders
Taiwan Ma Zhongying

Taiwan Ma Shih-ming

Khoja Niyas Hajji
Strength
36th Division (National Revolutionary Army) unknown amount of Chinese Muslim cavalry and footsoldiers Uighur peasant Army
Casualties and losses
Unknown Heavy casualties

The Battle of Toksun occurred in July 1933 when Khoja Niyas Hajji, a Uighur leader, defected with his forces to Gov. Sheng Shicai. He marched across Dawan Ch'eng and occupied Toksun, where the Chinese Muslim forces of Gen. Ma Shih-ming achieved victory over Niyas Hajji's forces.[1]

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. 111. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.