First Encirclement Campaign against the Hubei-Henan-Anhui Soviet

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First Encirclement Campaign against HubeiHenanAnhui Soviet
Part of the Chinese Civil War
Date November 1930 – March 9, 1931
Location Border region of HubeiHenanAnhui provinces, China
Result Communist victory
Belligerents
Flag of the National Revolutionary Army
National Revolutionary Army
PLA
Chinese Red Army
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the National Revolutionary Army He Chengjun (何成浚)
Flag of the National Revolutionary Army Li Mingzhong (李鸣钟)
PLA Xu Xiangqian
PLA Zeng Zhongsheng (曾中生)
Strength
100,000+ 20,000
Casualties and losses
> 10,000 Low

The First Encirclement Campaign against the Hubei-Henan-Anhui Soviet was an encirclement campaign launched by the Chinese Nationalist Government that was intended to destroy communist Hubei-Henan-Anhui Soviet and its Chinese Red Army in the local region. It was responded by the CommunistsFirst Counter-Encirclement Campaign at Hubei-Henan-Anhui Soviet (Chinese: 鄂豫皖苏区第一次反围剿), also called by the communists as the First Counter-Encirclement Campaign at HubeiHenanAnhui Revolutionary Base (Chinese: 鄂豫皖革命根据地第一次反围剿), in which the local Chinese Red Army successfully defended their soviet republic in the border region of HubeiHenanAnhui provinces against the Nationalist attacks from November 1930 to March 9, 1931.

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