Ma Bukang

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Ma Bukang
馬步康
Nickname(s) Little Big Horse
Born Gansu
Allegiance Flag of the Republic of China Republic of China
Years of service 1930s–1949
Rank general
Battles/wars Meridian Ridge Campaign
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ma.

Ma Bukang (traditional Chinese: 馬步康; simplified Chinese: 马步康; pinyin: Mǎ Bùkāng; Wade–Giles: Ma Pu-k’ang) was a Chinese Muslim General and Warlord and a member of the Ma Clique. Ma Bukang led a military force around Gansu in the Republic of China.[1] His nickname was Little Big Horse.[2] He controlled western Gansu after his cousin Ma Zhongying disappeared and left it vacant.[3]

He fought against the Communists during the Meridian Ridge Campaign. He then fled to Saudi Arabia with Ma Bufang, however, after one year, they then moved to Cairo, Egypt.[4]

He commanded the 8th Cavalry Division.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John DeFrancis (1993). In the footsteps of Genghis Khan. University of Hawaii Press. p. 221. ISBN 0-8248-1493-2. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  2. ^ John DeFrancis (1993). In the footsteps of Genghis Khan. University of Hawaii Press. p. 227. ISBN 0-8248-1493-2. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  3. ^ John DeFrancis (1993). In the footsteps of Genghis Khan. University of Hawaii Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-8248-1493-2. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  4. ^ Lillian Craig Harris (1993). China considers the Middle East. Tauris. p. 66. ISBN 1-85043-598-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  5. ^ Steen Ammentorp (2000–2009). "The Generals of WWII Generals from China Ma Bukang". Retrieved 31 October 2010.