Xuzhou

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Xu·zhou

 (sho͞o′jō′) also Sü·chow (so͞o′chou′, sü′jō′)
A city of eastern China north-northwest of Nanjing in Jiangsu province.

Xuzhou

(ˈʃuːˈdʒəʊ) ,

Hsü-chou

or

Süchow

n
(Placename) a city in N central China, in NW Jiangsu province: scene of a decisive battle (1949) in which the Communists defeated the Nationalists. Pop: 1 662 000 (2005 est)

Xu•zhou

(ˈʃüˈdʒoʊ)

also Süchow



n.
a city in NW Jiangsu province, in E China. 805,695.
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On August 25, 1945, a small group of American and Chinese soldiers under the command of John Birch, who had been promoted to captain, left a surrendered Japanese garrison and proceeded by railroad handcar toward the city of Hsuchow. About noon, they reached a section of track that was being torn up by Communist guerrillas.
John Birch, then an OSS operative, is killed by Communists near Hsuchow. Sep 2-16 China.
On August 25, 1945, just 10 days after V-J day, a small group of American and Chinese soldiers under the command of John Birch, who had been promoted to captain, left a surrendered Japanese garrison and proceeded by railroad handcar toward the city of Hsuchow. About noon, they reached a section of track being torn up by Communist guerrillas.