Battle of Sekes Tash

The Battle of Sekes Tash (Chinese: 賽克孜塔什戰役) of 1933 was a minor battle in which New 36th Division troops under General Ma Zhancang attacked and defeated Uighur and Kirghiz armies at Sekes Tesh.[1]

Battle of Sekes Tash
Part of the Kumul Rebellion
Date1933
Location
Result Republic of China victory
Belligerents

Republic of China (1912–1949) Republic of China

First East Turkestan Republic First East Turkestan Republic
Commanders and leaders
Republic of China (1912–1949) Ma Zhancang First East Turkestan Republic Nur Ahmad Jan Bughra
First East Turkestan Republic Abdullah Bughra
First East Turkestan Republic Osman Ali (Kirghiz)
Strength
Several hundred Chinese muslim troops Several hundred Turkic muslim Uighur and Kirghiz fighters
Casualties and losses
light 200

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: A Political History of Republican Sinkiang 1911–1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 95. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.