16 Oct 1949
  • Greek National Army defeated the communists, marking the end of the Greek Civil War. ww2dbase [CPC]
China
  • Tang Enbo relocated his headquarters from Xiamen, Fujian Province, China to Kinmen (Quemoy) island 10 kilometers east of Xiamen. Later on the same day, Chiang Kaishek sent Tang an urgent cable, ordering that Kinmen cannot be lost to the communists. ww2dbase [Chiang Kaishek | Tang Enbo | Kinmen, Fujian | CPC]

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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