Tufan Forces

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Hun Zhen - During Emperor Daizong's Reign
... In 765, during a major Tufan incursion, he fought the Tufan forces at Fengtian (奉天, in modern Xianyang, Shaanxi, inflicting many casualties on the Tufan troops and forcing them to withdraw ... In 773, during a major Tufan incursion, Guo put Hun in charge of commanding 5,000 men against the incursion, and he encountered Tufan forces at Yilu (宜祿, in modern Xianyang) ... He set up fences to try to stop Tufan cavalry advances, but his subordinates Shi Kang (史抗) and Wen Ruya (溫儒雅), who were more senior than he was, did ...
Geshu Han - Military Service
... He later distinguished himself in defending against multiple Tufan attacks ... At that time, Tufan forces were accustomed to pillage the Tang farms around Jishi Base (積石軍, in modern Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai) every year at harvest time, to seize the wheat grown in ... After he engaged them, Wang and Yang cut off the escape, and the Tufan forces were wiped out this ended the periodic raids on the region ...
Li Baoyu - During Emperor Daizong's Reign
... In 763, Tufan forces made a surprise attack on Chang'an and captured it, forcing Emperor Daizong to flee to Shan Prefecture (陝州, in modern Sanmenxia, Henan) ... Also in 764, with another Tufan attack appearing to be looming, Emperor Daizong put Li Baoyu, along with Guo, in charge of defending against the Tufan forces ... In 765, when, near the end of Pugu's rebellion, a joint Huige and Tufan force that was intending to aid Pugu approached Chang'an, Li Baoyu was one of the generals who were ...
Xue Ne - During Emperor Xuanzong's Reign
... As Xue advanced, he fell into a Khitan trap, and Khitan forces crushed Tang forces, at a 80-90% casualty rate ... In fall 714, Tufan forces under the generals Ben Dayan (坌達延) and Qi Lixu (乞力徐) attacked Lan Prefecture (蘭州, roughly modern Lanzhou, Gansu) ... commissioned Xue as an acting general and had him defend against the Tufan attack, assisted by the general Guo Zhiyun (郭知運) and the official Wang Jun ...
Cheng Yuanzhen - Downfall
... Throughout the spring and summer of 763, Tufan forces were progressively attacking and capturing Tang prefectures to the west of Chang'an ... By winter 763, Tufan forces were approaching Chang'an only then did Emperor Daizong realize the seriousness of the Tufan threat and commission Guo Ziyi to resist Tufan ... the generals refused to respond, and Guo could not quickly gather troops large enough to resist Tufan forces ...

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