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 Second Sino-Japanese War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nevertheless the Japanese prospect of transferring their troops to fight the Americans was in vain and they only committed the Guandong Army from Manchuria in their "Sho plan", which later facilitated the Soviet advancement after the Soviet war declaration on August 8, 1945.
In Chinese, the war is variously known as the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War of Resistance (中国人民抗日战争), Anti-Japanese War of Resistance (抗日战争), War of Resistance (抗战), or Eight Years' War of Resistance (八年抗战).
The Japanese troops in China formally surrendered on September 9, 1945 and by the provisions of the Cairo Conference of 1943 the lands of Manchuria, Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands reverted to China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sino-Japanese_War_(1937-1945)

  
 Japanese War Prints
Nevertheless, Japanese woodcut prints glorifying the Sino Japanese and the Russo Japanese war are an important part of the history of ukiyo-e.
Japanese woodcut prints glorifying the two wars were made by all major artists and by a great number of designers whose dates are not even known and who are sometimes unknown for any other print output.
The war was popular among the Japanese, and people were eager to learn the latest news from the front.
www.artelino.com /articles/japanese_war_prints.asp

  
 The Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895
As a Japanese war vessel on its way to Niu-chwang stopped at the Kang-hwa Island, not far from Chemulpo, in August 1875, it was fired upon by the inhabitants and two marines were killed.
Early in the morning of the 17th the Japanese squadron, consisting of the battleship Fuso (3709 tons' displacement), eight cruisers (between 4278 and 2439 tons), a coast defense gunboat, and the merchant-cruiser Saikyo, having on board Rear Admiral Kabayama, discovered columns of smoke from twelve Chinese war vessels emerging one after another upon the horizon.
When the Japanese troops entered the city they were treacherously fired upon from the houses, where many Chinese soldiers had hidden themselves and put on civilian dress, so as to be able to shoot the enemy unawares.
www.russojapanesewar.com /chino-war.html

  
 Sino-Japanese War --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Sino-Japanese War formally erupted in July 1894.
An extended bibliography of Japanese cinema during the pre-World War II era is provided, as well as one dedicated solely to a documentary on the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Japanese government tried for several weeks to settle the incident locally, but China's mood was highly nationalistic and public opinion clamoured for resistance to further aggression.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9067946

  
 Japanese War Crimes
This page is for the memorial of the victims of the Japanese atrocities in the Second Sino-Japan War and their families, and for Justice and Peace, and for our humanity.
The Japanese Government has successfully gotten away from the remaining problems, they hide or destroy documents, they destroy newly uncovered evidence of war crimes, they refuse to pay the living victims such as the comfort women, they remove the war crimes from their history textbooks...
The Japanese general public glorify the war criminals as patriotoc heros, enshrine them as gods, threaten the former soldiers who are telling the truth..
www.centurychina.com /wiihist

  
 Sino-Japanese War
The War emerged from Japanese ambitions in Korea, and the desire of the Japanese to show that they had now become the "center" of a modern Asia, as opposed to China - the traditional elder brother.
The shocking experience that the Japanese, after a rather short period of (Meiji) Restoration were able to beat the Chinese empire military and thus became a treaty power equal to the Western powers was obvious.
The war indemnities reached 200 Million taels, a sum that almost equaled the total yearly tax income of the whole empire of 250 million at that time.
www.lcsc.edu /modernchina/u3s1p7.htm

  
 Sino-Japanese War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First Sino-Japanese War occurred between 1894 and 1895, primarily over control of Korea.
The Second Sino-Japanese War occurred between 1931 (proceeding in earnest in 1937) and 1945 as part of World War II.
There were two wars known as the Sino-Japanese War (between China and Japan):
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sino-Japanese_War

  
 Second Sino-Japanese War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) was a major war fought between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan, both before and during World War II.
Nevertheless the Japanese prospect of transferring their troops to fight the Americans was in vain and they only committed the Guandong Army from Manchuria in their "Sho plan", which later facilitated the Soviet advancement after the Soviet war declaration on August 8, 1945.
The Japanese troops in China formally surrendered on September 9, 1945 and by the provisions of the Cairo Conference of 1943 the lands of Manchuria, Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands reverted to China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Second_Sino-Japanese_War   (6954 words)

  
 History Bookshop.com: Sino-Japanese War
This interference by Western powers aroused the indignation of Japan, especially against Russia, and formed a remote cause of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05).
On 17 September, however, the Chinese navy fought stoutly, and the most important navel action of the war took place off the island of Hai-yang, when the Chinese fleet was defeated.
The resulting and thorough defeat of the Chinese was a startling revelation of the rise of Japanese power in the Far East.
www.historybookshop.com /articles/events/sino-japanese-war.asp   (6954 words)

  
 The Second Sino-Japanese War
When the war was halted with the influence of the League of Nations, Manchuria was in Japanese hands.
The Japanese, who were in the middle of a series of assassinations by right-wing army officers to gain control of the government, would not return the province.
As a result of the 1895 war that made Korea a part of Japan, troops had been garrisoned along a railroad from the rich resources of Manchuria to Korean ports-of-trade.
www.worldwar2database.com /html/sinojapan.htm   (6954 words)

  
 Sino-Japanese War
In the modern Chinese history the Sino-Japanese War was one landmark, that fundamentally changed the political and mental identity of China and the Chinese.
The War emerged from Japanese ambitions in Korea, and the desire of the Japanese to show that they had now become the "center" of a modern Asia, as opposed to China - the traditional elder brother.
The shocking experience that the Japanese, after a rather short period of (Meiji) Restoration were able to beat the Chinese empire military and thus became a treaty power equal to the Western powers was obvious.
www.lcsc.edu /modernchina/u3s1p7.htm   (497 words)

  
 The Economic Effects of Japanese Militarism
The First Sino-Japanese War was the smaller and more beneficial of the two wars.
The Russo-Japanese War was far more expensive to fight than the First Sino-Japanese War had been, costing 1730 million yen compared to 200 million.
Thousands of Japanese were sent abroad on government scholarships, and Western teachers were hired by the government to teach a variety of subjects in the mandatory schools established in 1872.
www.russojapanesewar.com /war-econ.html   (2955 words)

  
 Second Sino-Japanese War Tale @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)
The Japanese troops in China formally surrendered on September 9, 1945 and by the provisions of the Cairo Conference of 1943 the lands of Manchuria, Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands reverted to China.
The Japanese invasion was a strategic plan made by the Imperial Japanese Army as part of their large-scale plans to control the Asian mainland.
Starvation came in the wake of the war, and millions were rendered homeless by floods and the unsettled conditions in many parts of the country.
www.priceoffreedom.com /encyclopedia/Second_Sino-Japanese_War   (5069 words)

  
 Sino-Japanese War
In 1894 a pro-Japanese Korean reformist was assassinated in Shanghai and a Korean religious sect, the Tonghak, began a rebellion.
War was officially declared on August 1, 1894, although land and naval fighting had begun before that.
War fought between China and Japan from 1894 to 1895.
www.ox.compsoc.net /~gemini/simons/historyweb/sino-war.html   (403 words)

  
 JAPANESE MILITARISM
A pictorial account of the first Sino-Japanese war, from its outbreak in the summer of 1894 to Japan's sea-victories at Weihaiwei and elsewhere in February 1895.
During the first half of the 20th century Japan was an astonishing mix of traditional and modern attitudes.
Shimaki (best-known in the West for his "From a Japanese Prison") was one of the intellectuals cracked down on and forced to renounce their left-wing views in the late 1930s.
rarebooksinjapan.com /JAPANESEMILITARISM.htm   (1595 words)

  
 Sino-japanese War (1894-1895) - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
The Pigtail War: American Involvement in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895
The Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895: The noted Basil Hall Chamberlain collection and a private collection
Kenkenroku, a Diplomatic Record of the Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /sino-japanese_war_(1894-1895).htm   (1595 words)

  
 SIEGE OF WEIHAIWEI, 1895
The Sino-Japanese War of the 19th century is no less significant than the one of the 20th century, because its consequences have shaped the political geography of today's East Asia.
The Naval Engagements of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 and Li Hung-chang (Taipei, 1979).
The expansion into (that is, invasion of) the East Asian continent by Japan in modern times began with the Sino-Japanese War (Nisshin Senso) of 1894-1895.
www.ualberta.ca /~chor/whw1895.htm   (1595 words)

  
 Printable Version on Encyclopedia.com
The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor brought the United States into the war and merged the Sino-Japanese War into World War II as China declared war on Japan, Germany, and Italy.
A clash (July, 1937) between soldiers of the Japanese garrison at Beijing and Chinese forces at the Marco Polo Bridge was the pretext for Japanese occupation at Beijing and Tianjin.
Japanese strategy was aimed at taking the cities, the roads, and the railroads, thereby gaining a net of control.
www.encyclopedia.com /printable.aspx?id=1E1:sinojap2   (566 words)

  
 Nanking
This first Sino-Japanese War set the stage for the second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) of which the events at Nanking were a part.
Though the majority of the tragic events occurred in the first six to eight weeks of the invasion of Nanking, the Japanese remained in control of the city until 1945, the conclusion of the war.
Spring of 1932, the Japanese renamed the three provinces of Manchuria as the new state of Manchukuo and set up a puppet government under the leadership of Henry Pu Yi, the last ruler of the Manchu dynasty and newly crowned Emperor Xuantong, the leader of Manchukuo.
www.stanford.edu /~kcook/history.html   (2971 words)

  
 The History Guy: Sino-Japanese Wars (China vs. Japan)
The series of wars and conflicts between China and Japan are known as the Sino-Japanese Wars.
China was forced to pay war reparations, (in other words, they had to repay their enemies for the financial cost of the war), accept more foreign troops on Chinese soil.
The Chinese 19th Route Army held 70,000 Japanese troops to the area around the waterfront for nearly a month until being driven from the city by the invaders.
www.historyguy.com /sino-japanese_wars.html   (606 words)

  
 National Defense Through Peace Vs. Rise Through Military Means---A Comparative Study Of Chinese And Japanese National Security Strategies During The First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)
The Japanese historian Ariga Nagao says that “the 1876 treaty was the first open announcement of Japan’s policy toward Korea.” The American historian Henry Morse also comments that this treaty was in essence Japan’s first step towards expansion on the mainland.
In comparison, after the Meiji Restoration, the Japanese carried out a policy of “Arming the Nation,” with the objective of overseas expansion, placing military development at the top of their agendas, further pushing for the general goal of a national “rise through military means” targeted directly at invading the Asia mainland.
In 1881, with Japanese support, the Koreans established a “Special Skills Army,” which would play an important role in a mutiny and a coup years later that were both engineered by the Japanese from behind.
www.uscc.gov /researchpapers/translated_articles/2005/05_07_18_National_Defense_Through_Peace_Vs_Rise_Through_Military_Means.htm   (4850 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Japan
Japanese forces commit atrocities on Chinese population, especially during fall of Nanjing, where a puppet Chinese government was installed in 1940.
Japanese firms invest heavily in other countries; Japan becomes world's most successful exporter, as government and industry work together to promote economic growth and development.
Japanese forces make major inroads in the Pacific theatre over the next year before Allied forces manage to win several key victories.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/japan   (697 words)

  
 Sino-Japanese Wars
Territory gained in the First Sino-Japanese War (Korea) and in the 1930s (Manchuria, Shanghai) was returned at the end of World War II.
Exodus of civilians from Beijing in 1933, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Two wars waged by Japan against China 1894–95 and 1931–45 to expand to the mainland.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0005266.html   (443 words)

  
 History Bookshop.com: Sino-Japanese War
This interference by Western powers aroused the indignation of Japan, especially against Russia, and formed a remote cause of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05).
Japan's first opportunity to interfere in Korean affairs came as a result of disorders in Korea, of which China was the normal suzerain.
On 17 September, however, the Chinese navy fought stoutly, and the most important navel action of the war took place off the island of Hai-yang, when the Chinese fleet was defeated.
www.historybookshop.com /articles/events/sino-japanese-war.asp   (466 words)

  
 Joint Study of the Sino-Japanese War: Summary of January 2000 Meeting
The China War: A Bibliographical Exploration of Major Works in English on the China-Japan Conflict and Sino-Japanese Relations in the Second World War Era by Theodore F. Cook, Jr., William Paterson University, and bibliography
The Sino-Japanese War, 1931-1945: A Brief Survey on Japanese Sources by Haruo Iguchi, Doshisha University
Joint Study of the Sino-Japanese War: Summary of January 2000 Meeting
www.fas.harvard.edu /~asiactr/sino-japanese/sino-japanese_summary2.htm   (466 words)

  
 Joint Study of the Sino-Japanese War: Chinese-language Materials
Chinese-Language Materials on the Sino-Japanese War 1937–1945 A Bibliography by Liu Hong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Preliminary Bibliography: The Sino-Japanese War 1931–1945, Works Published in the PRC, 1993–2000 (in Chinese) (pdf format--requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Joint Study of the Sino-Japanese War: Chinese-language Materials
www.fas.harvard.edu /%7Easiactr/sino-japanese/chinese_language.htm   (466 words)

  
 Sino Japanese War
Major Japanese media have highlighted reports of China's commemorative events, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Sino Japanese war.
BEIJING — An online game that features Chinese guerrilla fighters battling against Japanese troops in the Sino-Japanese war is nearing completion with the...
including the Communist Party's foundation day (July 1), the anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, which triggered the Sino-Japanese War (July 7), the...
sino-japanese-war.wikiverse.org   (466 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Sino-Japanese Wars
Sino-Japanese Wars, struggles in the 19th and 20th centuries between China and Japan over predominance in East Asia.
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V WORLD WAR II In Asia the Second Sino-Japanese War was a prelude to World War II, just as the Spanish Civil War had been to the war in Europe.
Sino-Japanese Wars or Chinese-Japanese Wars, struggles in the 19th and 20th centuries between China and Japan over predominance in East Asia.
The Japanese were able to cripple the Chinese economy and isolate Chiang¡¯s forces by capturing the entire coastal strip of China and cutting off communications with the interior.
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