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Battle of Aksu

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Battle of Aksu
Part of the Kumul Rebellion[citation needed]
Date May 31, 1933[citation needed]
Location Aksu, Xinjiang, Xinjiang[citation needed]
Result Chinese Muslims expelled by Uighurs from Aksu[citation needed]
Belligerents

Republic of China (1912–1949) Republic of China

First East Turkestan Republic First East Turkestan Republic[citation needed]
Commanders and leaders
Republic of China (1912–1949) Ma Zhancang (nominal commander of all 36th Division forces of southern Xinjiang)[citation needed] First East Turkestan Republic Isma'il Beg
Strength
Several hundred Chinese muslim troops[citation needed] Several hundred Turkic muslim Uighur fighters[citation needed]

The Battle of Aksu was a minor battle taking place on May 31, 1933 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

  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.