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Tongcheng County

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Tongcheng County

Tongcheng (Chinese: 通城; pinyin: Tōngchéng) is the governmental seat and the name of a county in Xianning City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, bordering Jiangxi (to the east) and Hunan (to the south and west) provinces.

Revolutionary History

The Red 16th Army, stationed at the Hunan-Hubei-Jiangxi Soviet annihilated an entire regiment of the Guomindang/Nationalist army here in December 1930, disrupting its planned siege of the Red base.

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