: 王英; Pinyin
: Wáng Yīng; ? - January 1951
) A Chinese bandit and minor Japanese puppet warlord from western Suiyuan
. Wang was involved in the Chahar People's Anti-Japanese Army
in 1933, commanding a formation called the 1st Route. Following the suppression of the Anti-Japan Allied Army, Wang Ying went over to the Japanese Kwangtung Army
and persuaded them to let him recruit unemployed Chinese soldiers in Chahar
Province. He returned to Japanese occupied Northern Chahar with enough men to man two Divisions that were trained by Japanese advisors. By 1936, Wang was commander of this Grand Han Righteous Army
attached to the Inner Mongolian Army
of Teh Wang
Following the failure of their first Suiyuan campaign
the Japanese used the Grand Han Righteous Army to launch another attempt to take eastern Suiyuan in January 1937. Fu Zuoyi
routed Wang’s army, where it suffered heavy losses.
Later after 1937 he was able to establish a small puppet army, independent of Mengjiang
, in Western Suiyuan under Japanese protection. His Self Government Army of Western Suiyuan
, in 1943 is numbered at over 2300 men in three divisions in a March 1943 British intelligence report.
After Japan had been lost, Wang Ying surrender to Fu Zuoyi, and was appointed to the Commander of the 1st... Read More