Battle of Northern and Eastern Henan

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Campaign of Northern and Eastern Henan
Part of the Second Sino-Japanese War
Date January – June 1938
Location Henan
Result Japanese victory
Taiwan National Revolutionary Army, China Japan Imperial Japanese Army, Japan
Commanders and leaders
Taiwan Cheng Qian Japan Juichi Terauchi
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Casualties and losses
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During the Second Sino-Japanese War the Japanese 1st Army under Lt. General Kiyoshi Katsuki drove the Chinese forces of General Cheng Qian's 1st War Area out of Northern and Eastern Honan until they were stopped by the disastrous 1938 Yellow River flood caused by the diversion of the Yellow River by the Chinese Army into the Chia-lu and Huai Rivers.

Order of battle[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Hsu Long-hsuen and Chang Ming-kai, History of The Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) 2nd Ed., 1971. Translated by Wen Ha-hsiung, Chung Wu Publishing, pp. 230–235. Map 9-2.