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Huang Gai (黃蓋) was an officer of the Kingdom of Wu in during China's Three Kingdoms period. He was a hardened veteran who had served three Masters of the Sun family from Sun Jian to Sun Quan. His birth place was Quanling County, Lingling Precinct (Presently Yongzhou in Hunan Province). The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a historical nation and several states in a region of China. ... The Three Kingdoms period (Traditional Chinese characters: 三國, Simplified Chinese characters: 三国, pinyin Sānguó) is a period in the History of China. ... SÅ«n Jiān (155 – 191) was a military general and minor warlord during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms era in ancient China. ... Sun Quan (孫權 pinyin: SÅ«n Quán) (182 - 252), son of Sun Jian, was the third ruler of the State of Wu and the founder of Kingdom of Wu, during the Three Kingdoms period, in China. ... Yongzhou (永州; pinyin: YÇ’ngzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in the Hunan province of China. ... Hunan (Chinese: 湖南; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, meaning south of the lake). Hunan is sometimes called 湘 (pinyin: Xiāng) for short, after the Xiang River which runs through the province. ...


At the Battle of Red Cliffs, in 208, he suggested to Zhou Yu that fire would be best in defeating Cao Cao's fleet. Zhou Yu approved, and Huang Gai would go to Cao Cao claiming as a defector. Huang Gai filled his boats with wax and straw, and once he got close to Cao Cao's fleet, he set his boats on fire. This, coupled with the fact that Cao Cao had chained his ships together to prevent their soldiers from being seasick, caused the fire to spread throughout the fleet forcing Cao Cao to retreat. This also resulted in a critical victory for both Sun Quan and Liu Bei. During the battle, he was also shot with an arrow and fell off his boat, and another officer Han Dang rescued him. Huang Gai's titles were Auxiliary Corps Commander, Acting Colonel of the Firm Attack, Chief Commandant of Danyang, General of the Gentlemen of the Household, and Governor of Wu Ling. The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... hello my name is marco u ... Zhou Yu (周瑜) (175 - 210) was a famous militarist and strategist of the Three Kingdoms of China. ... Cao Cao (曹操; Pinyin: Cáo Cāo) (155 – 220), whose name is also often transliterated and should be correctly pronounced as Tsao Tsao, was a regional warlord and the last Chancellor of Eastern Han Dynasty who rose to great power during the last years of the Eastern Han... Cao Cao (曹操; Pinyin: Cáo Cāo) (155 – 220), whose name is also often transliterated and should be correctly pronounced as Tsao Tsao, was a regional warlord and the last Chancellor of Eastern Han Dynasty who rose to great power during the last years of the Eastern Han... Han Dang was born in the Liaoxi commandry. ...


Huang Gai is a playable character for Wu in the video game series Dynasty Warriors. He wields an iron warclub and fights with a heavy, powerful style, sacrificing speed for great power. One of his moves involves the tossing or setting down of an explosive. Although powerful, it is dangerous in that it can damage allies, including the player, as well as enemies.



Prominent people of the Three Kingdoms Era
Rulers Wei: Cao Cao - Cao Pi - Cao Rui
Shu: Liu Bei - Liu Shan
Wu: Sun Jian - Sun Ce - Sun Quan
Others: Dong Zhuo - Gongsun Zan - Han Fu - Liu Biao - Liu Yao - Liu Zhang - Lü Bu - Ma Teng - Meng Huo - Yuan Shao - Yuan Shu - Zhang Jiao - Zhang Lu - Emperor Xian
Advisors Wei: Guo Jia - Sima Yi - Xun You - Xun Yu
Shu: Fei Yi - Jiang Wan - Jiang Wei - Pang Tong - Zhuge Liang
Wu: Lu Su - Lu Xun - Zhou Yu
Generals Wei: Dian Wei - Xiahou Dun - Xiahou Yuan - Xu Chu - Xu Huang - Zhang He - Zhang Liao
Shu: Guan Yu - Huang Zhong - Ma Chao - Wei Yan - Zhang Fei - Zhao Yun
Wu: Huang Gai - Lü Meng - Taishi Ci - Zhou Tai
Others Diao Chan - Hua Tuo - Sun Shangxiang

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Huang Gai (黃蓋) was an officer of the Kingdom of Wu in during China's Three Kingdoms period.
Huang Gai filled his boats with wax and straw, and once he got close to Cao Cao's fleet, he set his boats on fire.
Huang Gai's titles were Auxiliary Corps Commander, Acting Colonel of the Firm Attack, Chief Commandant of Danyang, General of the Gentlemen of the Household, and Governor of Wu Ling.
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