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Tong Linge

General Tong Linge or Tung Ling-ko (died 1937) was the Chinese Deputy Commander of 29th Corps or 29th Route Army in 1937 during the Marco Polo Bridge Incident and Battle of Beiping-Tianjin.

Formerly a soldier of the Northwestern or Guominjun Army he was recruited by Ji Hongchang to command the 1st Corps of the Chahar People's Anti-Japanese Army. He was tempted away from the Anti-Japanese Army to join Song Zheyuan's 29th Army later in 1933. Eventually he became Deputy Commander of 29th Army. He was killed along with Zhao Dengyu in the fighting around Nanyuan during the Battle of Beiping-Tianjin.

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