Battle of West Henan–North Hubei

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Battle of West Henan-North Hubei
Part of the Second Sino-Japanese War
Date 21 March – 11 May 1945
Location West Henan, North Hubei
Result Tactical stalemate
Japanese operational victory
Taiwan National Revolutionary Army, China Japan Imperial Japanese Army, Japan
Commanders and leaders
Taiwan Japan
17 armies 7 divisions, 3 brigades
Casualties and losses
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The Battle of West Henan–North Hubei (simplified Chinese: 豫西鄂北会战; traditional Chinese: 豫西鄂北會戰; pinyin: Yù Xī È Běi Huìzhàn), was one of the 22 major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was in northern Hubei and western Henan. While it was a tactical stalemate, the battle was also an operational victory for the Japanese forces, who seized control of local airbases, denying Chinese forces of any localized air support.

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