Xu Yongchang

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General Xu Yongchang (15 December 1885 – 12 July 1959) (Hsu Yung-chang; ; style name: Cichen (Tzu-chen)) was the Minister of Board of Military Operations of the Republic of China between December 22, 1948, and April 22, 1949, and the representative of the Republic of China on September 2, 1945, at the signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan that ended World War II.wikipedia
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Japanese Instrument of Surrender

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General Xu Yongchang (15 December 1885 – 12 July 1959) (Hsu Yung-chang; ; style name: Cichen (Tzu-chen)) was the Minister of Board of Military Operations of the Republic of China between December 22, 1948, and April 22, 1949, and the representative of the Republic of China on September 2, 1945, at the signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan that ended World War II.

Second Sino-Japanese War

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After the Second Sino-Japanese War, he was the president of the Beijing Military Institute and the Minister of Defence.
The official surrender was signed aboard the battleship on September 2, 1945, in a ceremony where several Allied commanders including Chinese general Hsu Yung-chang were present.

General officer

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General Xu Yongchang (15 December 1885 – 12 July 1959) (Hsu Yung-chang; ; style name: Cichen (Tzu-chen)) was the Minister of Board of Military Operations of the Republic of China between December 22, 1948, and April 22, 1949, and the representative of the Republic of China on September 2, 1945, at the signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan that ended World War II.

Republic of China (1912–1949)

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General Xu Yongchang (15 December 1885 – 12 July 1959) (Hsu Yung-chang; ; style name: Cichen (Tzu-chen)) was the Minister of Board of Military Operations of the Republic of China between December 22, 1948, and April 22, 1949, and the representative of the Republic of China on September 2, 1945, at the signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan that ended World War II.

World War II

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General Xu Yongchang (15 December 1885 – 12 July 1959) (Hsu Yung-chang; ; style name: Cichen (Tzu-chen)) was the Minister of Board of Military Operations of the Republic of China between December 22, 1948, and April 22, 1949, and the representative of the Republic of China on September 2, 1945, at the signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan that ended World War II.

National Defense University

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Xu Yongchang graduated from the Beijing Military Institute and later became the General Commander of the 3rd Army under Feng Yü-hsiang and the 20th Route Jin Army under Yen Hsi-shan.

Feng Yuxiang

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Xu Yongchang graduated from the Beijing Military Institute and later became the General Commander of the 3rd Army under Feng Yü-hsiang and the 20th Route Jin Army under Yen Hsi-shan.

Yan Xishan

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Xu Yongchang graduated from the Beijing Military Institute and later became the General Commander of the 3rd Army under Feng Yü-hsiang and the 20th Route Jin Army under Yen Hsi-shan.

Shanxi

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He was the Chairman of Shanxi province at the time of Mukden Incident, and served in the National Revolutionary Army as the Chief Operations Supreme Staff.

Mukden Incident

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He was the Chairman of Shanxi province at the time of Mukden Incident, and served in the National Revolutionary Army as the Chief Operations Supreme Staff.

National Revolutionary Army

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He was the Chairman of Shanxi province at the time of Mukden Incident, and served in the National Revolutionary Army as the Chief Operations Supreme Staff.

Chinese Civil War

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He went to Taiwan after the Chinese Civil War, served as a senior advisor to the Office of the President and a member of Central Review Committee, and died in 1959.

President of the Republic of China

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He went to Taiwan after the Chinese Civil War, served as a senior advisor to the Office of the President and a member of Central Review Committee, and died in 1959.

Academia Sinica

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Xu Yongchang's diary was published by the Academia Sinica's Institute of Modern History in 1989.

History of the Republic of China

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Taiwan

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He went to Taiwan after the Chinese Civil War, served as a senior advisor to the Office of the President and a member of Central Review Committee, and died in 1959.

Northern Expedition

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Central Plains War

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USS Missouri (BB-63)

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High-ranking military officials of all the Allied Powers were received on board on 2 September, including Chinese General Hsu Yung-Ch'ang, British Admiral-of-the-Fleet Sir Bruce Fraser, Soviet Lieutenant-General Kuzma Nikolaevich Derevyanko, Australian General Sir Thomas Blamey, Canadian Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave, French Général d'Armée Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Dutch Vice Admiral Conrad Emil Lambert Helfrich, and New Zealand Air Vice Marshal Leonard M. Isitt.