31 Oct 1936

Photo(s) dated 31 Oct 1936
Chiang Kaishek at a celebration for his birthday, Si Wei Tang, Luoyang, Henan Province, China, 31 Oct 1936; L to R: Xu Yongchang, Zhang Xueliang, Song Meiling, Chiang Kaishek, Yan XishanChiang Kaishek and Song Meiling at the Guanlin Temple in Luoyang, Henan Province, China, 31 Oct 1936Song Meiling cutting a birthday cake for Chiang Kaishek, Luoyang, Henan Province, China, 31 Oct 1936
12 Jan 1942

China
  • Jiang Dingwen was named the commander of the Chinese 1st War Area with headquarters in the city of Luoyang. ww2dbase [Jiang Dingwen | Luoyang | CPC]
3 May 1944

China
  • 7 B-25 bombers of the Chinese-American Composite Wing attacked Japanese troop concentrations near Mihsien and Yueyang in Hunan, China and strafed the town of Hsiangcheng. On the same day, 10 P-40 fighters of the Chinese-American Composite Wing damaged the bridge on the Yellow River and destroyed 15 Japanese trucks northwest of Chenghsien near Luoyang, Henan, China. ww2dbase [Luoyang, Henan | CPC]
13 May 1944

China
16 May 1944

China
  • Tan Kun, flying a P-40N fighter, conducted a reconnaissance mission over Luoyang, Henan Province, China. He shot down one Ki-44 aircraft of Japanese 9th Sentai and another Ki-44 aircraft of a different unit between Luoyang and Longmen to the south. Suffering a punctured fuel tank, he crash landed successfully in friendly territory. He was given credit to the two victories by the Chinese Air Force but not by the US Army Air Forces. ww2dbase [Tan Kun | Luoyang, Henan | CPC]
25 May 1944

China

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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