The Chinese 40th Army slugged it out with the Han Army and the Russians. The Chinese troops were some of the best Chinese troops and their commanders were well aware of the modern tactics to be used.. The Chinese T-59 tanks had the benefit of western technology which allowed them to more than match the Russian T-55. Super shermans had reportedly knocked out several IS-3 tanks. The Chinese Used firepower to break open a hole forcing the Russians to fall back. Then with aircover the Nationalist dropped a reinforced Parachute division near Shanghai releaving the pressure on the Shaghai International Airport.