7 Jun 1938

China
  • The dike at Huayuankou, Henan Province, China was destroyed by tunneling by Nationalist Chinese troops. Flood waters from the Yellow River quickly flooded about 54,000 square kilometers of land. Thousands of Japanese troops and at least 400,000 Chinese civilians were killed. ww2dbase [Henan Campaign | Chen Guofu | Huayuankou, Henan | CPC]

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