Monday, October 13, 2008

Battle of Lanfeng

The Battle of Lanfeng was part of the larger campaign for and was occurring at the same time as the Battle of Xuzhou . It involved a counterattack at by elements of the 1st War Area on the , the vanguard of the Japanese First Army of its North China Area Army numbering 20,000 men and tanks. It was the first action of the Chinese 200th Division the first mechanized division in the Chinese Army.

Order of Battle Battle of Lanfeng


Hsu Long-hsuen and Chang Ming-kai, History of The Sino-Japanese War 2nd Ed. ,1971. Translated by Wen Ha-hsiung , Chung Wu Publishing; 33, 140th Lane, Tung-hwa Street, Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China.

page 230-235

Map. 9-2

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