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    Heilongjiang Province (Heilungkiang)  Manchuria (Manchukuo) | China

Location
Chinese: 黑龙江省. The Amur River marks the border between the People's Republic of China and Russia to the north. Heilongjiang contains China's northernmost point (in Mohe County along the Amur) and easternmost point (at the junction of the Amur and Ussuri Rivers).

Wartime History
In 1932, present-day Heilongjiang became part of Manchukuo.

Postwar
During August 1945, Soviet forces entered Manchuria and gave the Chinese communists control over most of the area. Heilongjiang became the first province to be completely controlled by the Chinese communists and Harbin the first major city to be controlled by them. From Manchuria, the communists were able to conduct the initial phases of the Chinese Civil War.

  city in northern Manchuria
  city in northern Manchuria
  city in northern Manchuria
  city in northern Manchuria

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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