Ou Zhen

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Ou Zhen
Born 1899
Died 1969
Allegiance Flag of the Republic of China Republic of China
Rank General

Ou Zhen (歐震, 1899–1969), or Ou Chen, was a KMT army general from Qujiang, Guangdong.

He was active in the Second Sino-Japanese War during World War II. He was a commander in the Battle of Shanghai, the Battle of Wuhan (leading the 4th Corps, particularly in the Battle of Wanjialing), the 1st Changsha Campaign, the 1939-40 Winter Offensive, as well as the 2nd and 3rd Changsha Campaigns. He commanded Army Ou Chen in the Changteh Campaign, and the Changsha-Hengyang Campaign of 1944. He again commanded 4th Corps in the Hunan-Kwangtung-Kiangsi Border Areas Operation in early 1945.[1]

After the Communists gained control of mainland China, he fled to Taiwan in 1949. He died in Taipei, and was promoted to general posthumously.

Military positions[edit]

  • 1937 General Officer Commanding 90th Division
  • 1938–1944 General Officer Commanding IV Corps
  • 1944 General Officer Commanding Army Ou Chen
  • 1945 General Officer Commanding IV Corps
  • 1945 General Officer Commanding 99th Division

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chang Ming-kai (1971), History of The Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) 2nd Ed., Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China.: Chung Wu Publishing 

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