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  Japan invades Manchuria: 1931
In 1931, the Japanese Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria in an event commonly known as the Manchurian Incident.
Manchuria was also taken in an effort to curb the advance of Chinese nationalist forces, which were threatening Japanese interests on the Asian continent.
Manchuria was also used for their vast natural resources and raw materials, which would help further the economic goals of Japan.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/China/JapanManchuria.html   (593 words)

  History of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The situation was aggravated by the invasion of other peoples from the northwest, such as the Qin, forcing the Zhou to move their capital east to Luoyang.
Han power declined again amidst land acquisitions, invasions, and feuding between consort clans and eunuchs.
The bitter struggle between the KMT and the CPC continued, openly or clandestinely, through the 14-year long Japanese invasion (1931-1945), even though the two parties nominally formed a united front to oppose the Japanese invaders in 1937, during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) portion of World War II.
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 Timeline Manchuria
1931 Sep 18, The Mukden Incident was initiated by the Japanese Kwangtung Army in Mukden.
It was soon followed by the Japanese invasion of Manchuria and the eventual establishment of the Japanese-dominated state of Manchukuo.
The neutrality of the area, and the ability of Japan to defend its colony in Korea, was threatened in the 1920s by efforts at unification of China.
www.timelines.ws /countries/MANCHURIA.HTML   (680 words)

Manchuria, on China’s eastern seaboard, was attacked by Japan in 1931.
An explosion on a section of the South Manchuria Railway, gave the army the excuse it needed to blame the local population of sabotage and to occupy the nearest Manchurian town of Shenyang.
However, the army did not listen and it launched a full-scale invasion of Manchuria and by the end of 1931, it had occupied the whole of the province.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /manchuria.htm   (809 words)

 Attempting Analogy: Japanese Manchuria and Occupied Iraq
The Japanese occupation of Manchuria began with the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) which resulted in undisputed Japanese influence in Korea (Protectorate, then annexed in 1910) and transfer to Japan of Russian railways in Manchuria, which came with considerable land and mineral development rights.
The Chinese warlord who controlled Manchuria, Zhang Zuolin, was assassinated by the Japanese in 1928; Zhang Xueliang, his son and successor, actually had a working relationship with Japan, though they were not happy about his support for the Nationalist movement.
In 1931 a group of mid-level Japanese officers, with some support and consent from higher-ups, staged a railway bombing in Mukden, and used the incident as an excuse to "suppress bandits" and initiated a full-scale occupation of Manchuria.
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 A Chance to Reaffirm the Law of Nations
The invasion of Kuwait presents the first opportunity since the collapse of the cold war to reassert American adherence to the law of nations and its institutions.
The astounding international support in condemning this invasion reflects not only the sea change of the end of the cold war but also the awareness that if such aggression is not challenged, no other nation can feel secure.
The history of the failure to defend the law of nations in the League of Nations in 1931 (the invasion of Manchuria) and in 1935-36 (the invasion of Ethiopia) is recalled in terms of the most disastrous consequence -- World War II.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=787   (1500 words)

Describe Japan’s invasion of Manchuria (1931–3) and what the League of Nations did about it.
In September 1931, they claimed that Chinese soldiers had sabotaged the railway, and attacked the Chinese army.
In September 1931, they claimed that Chinese soldiers had sabotaged the railway, and attacked the Chinese army (which had just executed a Japanese spy).
www.johndclare.net /EL5.htm   (531 words)

In 1931, the Japanese Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria that is known as the the Manchurian Incident.
Manchuria was taken in an effort to curb the advancement of Chinese nationalist forces, who were threatening Japanese interests on the Asian continent.
Korea was the base for Japnese war efforts on the continent because of its close proximity to Japan and the fact that it was on the continent itself.
www.willamette.edu /~rloftus/milchrono.html   (1033 words)

Manchuria had a population of three million in 1850.
The Japanese military argued that it needed to control Manchuria as security against a possible attack from the Red Army.
However, the report condemned the Japanese invasion of Manchuria and refused to recognise Manchukuo as an independent state.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWmanchuria.htm   (320 words)

 Second Sino-Japanese War - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the war, it was known as HEI, the "C" Operation, The Chinese Invasion, or The China Incident (日華事變{事変 in Shinjitai} [Nikka Jihen], 日支事變 [Nisshi Jihen], or 支那事變, [Shina Jihen, a derogatory name used in the war museum at Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine]).
The invasion was a strategic plan made by the Imperial Japanese Army as part of their large-scale plans to control the Asian mainland.
Following the Mukden Incident, the Japanese Guandong Army occupied Manchuria and established the puppet state of Manchukuo in February 1932.
www.voyager.in /Sino-Japanese_War_(1937-1945)   (5159 words)

 Exhibit on Japan's 1931 Invasion Moves from US to China
The exhibit allows visitors to review the historical background of the September 18 Incident, Japan's bloody reign in northeast China, northeastern Chinese people's resistance in the War against Japanese Aggression, the movement of resisting Japanese invaders for national salvation as well as the final fate of the Japanese invaders.
A featured document in the exhibit is a Japanese battle map that shows Japan's schedule in the invasion of Shenyang on September 18, 1931 as a prelude to the invasion of three provinces of northeastern China.
Free and open to the public, the exhibition is co-organized by the September 18 War Research Society of Liaoning Province and the Shenyang-based Chinese Communist Party Manchuria Provincial Committee (1927-1931) Exhibition Hall.
www.china.org.cn /english/2002/Apr/31483.htm   (262 words)

 CPC: 75th Anniversary — Part 2
One of the most important early initiatives was the founding of the Trade Union Educational League (TUEL) and later, the Worker's Unity League (WUL) to lead the struggles for industrial unionism across Canada, and to organize the unorganized.
Starting with the Japanese imperialist invasion of Manchuria in 1931, and fascist Italy's invasion of Ethiopia, Canadian Communists were among the first to alert fellow Canadians of the growing danger.
Even after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, when the CPC changed its position and threw its wholehearted support behind the anti-fascist struggle, many Communists remained in detention, while others gave their lives on the battlefields of Europe.
www.communist-party.ca /archive/History/h2.htm   (701 words)

 Kim Il Sung killer file
To amplify the messianic nature of the myth it will be said that a double rainbow, a bright star in the sky and a swallow descending from heaven heralded his birth.
Soviet leader Joseph Stalin vetoes a plan by Kim to launch a preemptive attack by the North but does provide aid to assist with the build-up of a military force capable of countering the estimated 300,000 South Korean troops massing on the border at the 38th parallel.
According to the UN, the invasion is "initiated without warning and without provocation, in execution of a carefully prepared plan." The UN Security Council passes a resolution demanding that the North Koreans withdraw.
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This paper deals with the British rock bands of the 1960's, and specifically discusses the different aspects of society during that period that affected the bands and in return reflected on the culture of the time.
A justification of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and an analysis of the French and opposing position.
An overview of the Bay of Pigs invasion and the aftermath of the invasion, particularly with regard to American-Cuban relations.
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 how ghostly were the 1920s in Japan?
[42] Their theory was introduced into Japan during the 1920s, its influence on Japanese photographers culminating on the occasion of the Tokyo showing of the Stuttgart Werkbund Film und Foto exhibition in 1931, originally curated by Moholy-Nagy in 1929.
They sought the origin of the Japanese nation in the territories occupied at the time by the imperial military forces, and contributed, willingly or unwillingly, to the possible legitimization of the Japanese invasion during the war period as a recovery of the lost territories of the ancestors.
[31] Japan annexed Taiwan (1895-1945) and Korea (1910-1945), occupied Ch'ing-tao (1918-1922) and Manchuria (1915-1945).
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 "Strong Policy" - TIME
It was Baron Shidehara who warned the Army that Japan, by a tactless invasion of Manchuria, would tarnish her bright chance to force recognition by China of what Japan considers her "treaty rights'' in Manchuria by appealing to the World Court of which a Japanese, Mineichiro Adachi, is now President.
It was Financier Inouye who warned that Japan's budget can scarcely be expected to stand both the cost of invading Manchuria and the resultant Chinese boycott which, more successful than all previous boycotts, had cut Japan's sales to her best customer 60%.
Yoshizawa who incessantly puffs enormous fl cigars, took a ticket for Moscow where he will talk Manchuria with Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Maximovitch Litvinov, then hurry across the trans-Siberian Railway to Manchuria and finally to Japan.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,753220,00.html   (608 words)

 Foreign Affairs - Rhetoric Before Reality - Jonathan Clarke
He is currently a Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington.
In a wry comment in early 1932 on American reluctance to translate its indignant rhetoric protesting the September 1931 Japanese invasion of Manchuria into anything more forceful, British statesman Stanley Baldwin commented, "You will get nothing out of Washington but words--big words, but only words." This complaint rings true today.
Fine promises abound in American foreign policy, but delivery--as the Bosnian government and others have discovered--is not guaranteed.
www.foreignaffairs.org /19950901facomment5060/jonathan-clarke/rhetoric-before-reality.html?mode=print   (490 words)

 Non-Western Cultures
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