|Part of the Second Sino-Japanese War|
|Imperial Japanese Navy, Japan||National Revolutionary Army, China|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Adm.Koichi Shiozawa||Director, Fukien Pacification HQ Chen Yi|
|Casualties and losses|
The Amoy Operation was part of a campaign by Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War to blockade China to prevent it from communicating with the outside world and importing needed arms and materials. Control of Amoy Island would provide a base to make the blockade of Fujian province more effective.
- Hsu Long-hsuen and Chang Ming-kai, History of The Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) 2nd Ed., 1971. Translated by Wen Ha-hsiung, Chung Wu Publishing; 33, 140th Lane, Tung-hwa Street, Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China. Pg. 247, Map 11.
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