Western Hubei Operation
Part of the Second Sino-Japanese War
DateMarch 1941
Western Hubei
Result Chinese victory
 Republic of China  Empire of Japan
Commanders and leaders
Republic of China (1912–1949) Li Zongren Empire of Japan Lt. General Waichiro Sonobe

River Defense Force

  • 26th Corps
    • 32nd Division
    • 41st Division
    • 44th Division
103rd Division

11th Army

  • 13th Division
Casualties and losses
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The Western Hubei Operation was an engagement between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Three infantry, one cavalry and an artillery regiment of the 13th Division crossed to the south bank of the Yangtze River near Ichang to attack the Chinese positions there.