Kirghiz rebellion

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Kirghiz rebellion
Part of Xinjiang Wars
Date1932
Location
Status Chinese victory
Belligerents

Republic of China (1912–1949) Republic of China

 Soviet Union
Kirghiz rebels
Commanders and leaders

Republic of China (1912–1949) Jin Shuren

Republic of China (1912–1949) Ma Shaowu
Id Mirab
Osman Ali
Strength
Unknown number of Chinese and Chinese Muslim troops Kyrgyz irregulars
Casualties and losses
Unknown Heavy

The Kirghiz rebellion occurred when Kyrgyz irregulars in Xinjiang revolted against the Republic of China in March 1932. The Kirghiz rebels, led by Id Mirab, revolted in the Tian Shan mountains as part of the wider Kumul Rebellion in Xinjiang, until they were quickly defeated by government forces led by Ma Shaowu, the Hui military commander of Kashgar, with the minor assistance of the Soviet Union.[1][2]

References[edit]

  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. 241. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
  2. ^ 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. 231. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.