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    Honjinganga Dornod Province Mongolia

Location
Located near the border with Manchuria rougly 8-10km north of Fui.

Wartime History
During Battle of Khalkhin Gol / Nomonhan Incident this location was the extreme northern flank (right flank for the Japanese) of the battlefield.

During August 1939, a cavalry screening force was stationed at this location, including the 8th Cavalry Regiment and a company sized force from the Manchukuoan Army.

On August 19, 1939 (other sources state the attack began at noon on August 20) the Soviet "Northern Force" attacked in this area with roughly 1,000 infantry, 50 tanks and 10 artillery pieces, dispersing the Manchukuoan forces that withdrew to the east towards Lake Barot. The Soviet tank force proceeded eastward in pursuit then to the south towards Lake Abutara by noon on August 21 and successfully cut off the northern flank.

References
Nomonhan page 586, 667, 668, 674
Japanese Studies on Manchuria Volume XI Part 3, Book C, page 375, 377 (map)

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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