Hao Mengling

Hao Mengling (1892–1937) was a Chinese general who distinguished himself first in the Northern Expedition and then in the Battle of Xinkou.wikipedia
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Battle of Xinkou

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Hao Mengling (1892–1937) was a Chinese general who distinguished himself first in the Northern Expedition and then in the Battle of Xinkou.
On October 16 the Chinese central defense force begin a major counter-attack to take the high grounds at Nanhuahua, during this battle the commander of the 9th Army Hao Mengling became the first Chinese army general to be killed in action during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Northern Expedition

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Hao Mengling (1892–1937) was a Chinese general who distinguished himself first in the Northern Expedition and then in the Battle of Xinkou.

Baoding Military Academy

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After he graduated from Baoding Military Academy, he joined Feng Yuxiang' Guominjun along with his mentor Wei Yisan in 1921.

Feng Yuxiang

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After he graduated from Baoding Military Academy, he joined Feng Yuxiang' Guominjun along with his mentor Wei Yisan in 1921.

Guominjun

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After he graduated from Baoding Military Academy, he joined Feng Yuxiang' Guominjun along with his mentor Wei Yisan in 1921.

Central Plains War

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After the Central Plains War he was promoted to CO of 9th Army.

Marco Polo Bridge Incident

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Hao relinquished his command in 1937 after battling communist forces for decades, but returned after the Marco Polo Bridge Incident.

Sichuan

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By the time he got back to the front line from Sichuan, the IJA had already broken through Yanmen Pass and were converging on Xinkou.

Yanmen Pass

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By the time he got back to the front line from Sichuan, the IJA had already broken through Yanmen Pass and were converging on Xinkou.

Wei Lihuang

Wei Li-huang
Under Wei Lihuang's 14th Army Group, Hao led his 9th Army and Shanxi clique's 19th, 35th and 61st Armies in the defense of Xinkou.

Shanxi clique

Shanxi
Under Wei Lihuang's 14th Army Group, Hao led his 9th Army and Shanxi clique's 19th, 35th and 61st Armies in the defense of Xinkou.

Hebei

State funeral

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Encirclement campaign against the Hunan-Jiangxi Soviet

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Qin Zhen

A state funeral commemorating Qin, Bo Wenwei, Chen Qimei, Zhang Ji, Hao Mengling, and Li Jiayu was held on 19 May 1948, and Qin was interred on Yuelu Mountain.