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  Manchuria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchuria was the traditional homeland of the Xianbei, the Khitan and the Jurchen, who built several dynasties in both Manchuria and China proper, and most recently and famously the Manchus, who lent their name to the region and, in the 17th century, conquered and ruled China until the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1911.
Manchuria borders Mongolia in the west, Siberia in the north, China proper to the south and North Korea in the east.
Prior to World War II, Manchuria was colonized by the Japanese, and Manchukuo was used as a base to invade China, an expensive action (in terms of the damage to men, matériel and political integrity) that was as costly to Japan as the invasion of Russia was to Nazi Germany, and for the same reasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchuria   (3107 words)

 MANCHURIA - LoveToKnow Article on MANCHURIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Manchuria lies in a north-westerly antI southeasterly direction between 39 and 530 N. and between 116 and 134 E., and is wedged in between China and Mongoliaon the west and north-west, and Korea and the Russian territory on the Amur on the east and north.
Provinces and Towns.Mukden, or as it is called by the Chinese Sheng-king, the capital city of Manchuria, is situated in the province of Sheng-king, occupies a fine position on the river Hun-ho, an affluent of the Liao, and is a city of considerable pretensions.
The province of Kirin, or Central Manchuria, is bounded on the N. and N.W. by the Sungari, on the S. by Sheng-king and Korea, on the W. by Mongolia, and on the E. by the Usuri and the maritime Russian province.
91.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MA/MANCHURIA.htm   (3715 words)

 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Manchuria -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The pinyin transcription of Manchuria in Chinese is Manzhou (滿洲), but Chinese seldom refer to the region in that name because of its separatist connotations and because it invokes the memory of the Japanese occupation and puppet state of Manchukuo.
Prior to World War II, Manchuria was colonized by the Japanese and Manchukuo (in pinyin, 'Manzhouguo') was used as a base to invade China, a foolhardy, unnecessary and expensive (in men, matériel and political integrity) move that was as costly to Japan as the invasion of Russia was to Germany, and for the same reasons.
The Chinese claimed that the Russian seizures of Outer Manchuria in 1858 and 1860 were acts of imperialism and that Russian Manchuria should be returned to China.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/ma/Manchuria   (898 words)

 Manchuria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Manchuria is separated from Russia largely by the Amur, Argun, and Ussuri rivers, from North Korea by the Yalu and Tumen rivers, and from Mongolia by the Da Hinggan (Great Khingan) Mts.
Manchuria is traditionally the homeland of peoples that have invaded and sometimes ruled N China.
Manchuria was a base for Japanese aggression in N China and a buffer region for Japanese-controlled Korea.
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 Manchukuo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Inner Manchuria came under strong Russian influence in the 1890s with the building of the Chinese Eastern Railway through Harbin to Vladivostok.
Japanese influence replaced Russian in Inner Manchuria as a result of the Russo-Japanese War (1904 - 1905), and Japan laid the South Manchurian Railway in 1906 to Port Arthur (Japanese: Ryojun).
With Soviet encouragement, the Chinese Communists used Manchuria as a staging ground until the end of the civil war in 1949.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchukuo   (1569 words)

 CHINA - LoveToKnow Article on CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Its greatest length is from the N.E. corner of Manchuria to the S.W. confines of Tibet, a- distance of 3100 m.
The sika group, whichis peculiar tO China, Japan and Formosa, is represented by Cervus hortulorum in Manchuria and the smaller C. inanchuricus and sika in that province and the Yangtsze valley; while musk-deer (Moschus) abound in Kan-suh and Sze-chuen.
Dwarf hamsters of the genus ~ricetulus are natives of the northern provinces.
50.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CH/CHINA.htm   (21852 words)

 Manchuria --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Manchuria is bounded by Russia (northwest, north, and east), North Korea (south), and the province of Hopeh (southwest).
Manchuria is bounded by Russia (northwest, north, and east), North Korea (south), and the province of Hopeh...
Manchuria is shaped physically like a horseshoe with major axial lines representing the main mountain ranges—the Great Khingan on the west, the Changbai on the eastern flank, and the Little Khingan at the top of the horseshoe.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9050465?source=RSSOTD   (670 words)

 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)

 China's Loss of Sovereignty in Manchuria 1895 - 1914
Manchuria between the years 1895 and 1914 was under greater foreign control than any other major part of China.
Between February 1904 and September 1905 war raged in Manchuria with the entire region either an area of hostilities or a rear area diverted to support the armies.
American president Roosevelt was instrumental in achieving the peace and argued for the return of Manchuria to China and for a balance of power to continue in East Asia.
www.historyorb.com /asia/manchuria.shtml   (1194 words)

Alex's third day as a member of Manchuria was the day of their first show.
In February of 2004, Manchuria recorded all of their songs in the basement of bassist Alex Cambell and, with the help of Kevin Ratterman, released these songs on a self-titled debut cd.
Manchuria; a region of northeast China comprising the modern-day provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning.
www.myspace.com /manchuria   (765 words)

Manchuria was the field of the action between the two contending armies, the chief battles being those of Liao-yang (25 Aug.-3 Sept., 1904) between Kuropatkin and Oyama, of Sha-ho (9-14 Oct.), and of Mukden (1-9 March, 1905).
By the Treaty of Portsmouth both Russia and Japan agreed to evacuate simultaneously Manchuria, with the exception of the portion of the Liao-tung peninsula leased to Russia and surrendered to Japan, and to retrocede the administration of the province to China.
Northern Manchuria (Kirin) includes 25 European and 8 native priests, 19,350 Christians; 21 churches and 66 chapels; 74 schools for boys and 49 for girls; 9 orphanages; 35 native sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and 135 native sisters.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09585a.htm   (1276 words)

 Outer Manchuria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the Treaty of Nerchinsk in 1689 to the Treaty of Aigun in 1858 and the Treaty of Peking in 1860, the vast territory of Outer Manchuria comprised Manchuria north of the Amur and east of the Ussuri rivers.
From 1918 to 1925 Outer Manchuria was occupied by the Japanese and briefly united with Inner Manchuria under Japanese domination.
From 1925 on, as Soviet Manchuria, it formed part of the Far Eastern provinces of the USSR and was used as the launch-pad for the Soviet assault on Japanese occupied Inner Manchuria in 1945, when Manchuria was again briefly united under Soviet rule.
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He was convinced that the Japanese military operation in Manchuria "must fall within any definition of war" and that this act of aggression had been deliberately accomplished in "utter and cynical disregard" of Japan's obligations under the Kellogg-Briand Pact of August 27, 1928 for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy.
After consolidating their position in Manchuria the Japanese military forces proceeded, early in January 1933, to extend the boundaries of the new puppet state by the occupation of the province of Jehol in North China.
The Commission reported that the military operations of the Japanese in Manchuria could not be regarded as measures of legitimate self-defense; that the regime which the Japanese had set up there disregarded the wishes of the people of Manchuria and was not compatible with the fundamental principles of existing international obligations.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/WorldWar2/manchuria.htm   (1102 words)

 Manchuria Did You Mean manchuria
Manchuria (Manchu: Manju, Simplified Chinese: ??; Traditional Chinese: ??; pinyin: M?nzh?u) is a name given to a vast territorial region in northeast Asia.
This explains why, whereas corresponding latitudes of North America were fully glaciated during glacial periods of the Quaternary, Manchuria, though equally cold, always remained too dry to form glaciers - a state of affairs enhanced by stronger westerly winds from the surface of the ice sheet in Europe.
Manchuria was the home of several nomadic tribes, including the Manchu, Ulchi, Goldi and Nanai.
www.did-you-mean.com /Manchuria.html   (2970 words)

 Leavenworth Papers No. 7 (August Storm: The Soviet 1945 Strategic Offensive in Manchuria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Manchuria covers 1.5 million square kilometers bounded on the south by Korea, the Liaotung Gulf, and China, on the east and north by the Soviet Far Eastern province and Siberia, and on the west by Outer Mon golia and Inner Mongolia.
Bounding the northern portion of the central valley of Manchuria, the Lesser Khingan Mountains extend from northwest to southeast for a distance of 600 kilometers, with an average width from 100 to 300 kilometers.
In Manchuria the Soviets regularly reinforced tank brigades with a self-propelled artillery regiment or battalion, a guards mortar battalion, a light artillery regiment or battalion, and a sapper company or platoon.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/glantz3/glantz3.asp   (12388 words)

 Manchuria -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Manchuria (Manchu: Manju, Simplified Chinese: 满洲; Traditional Chinese: 滿洲; Pinyin: Mǎnzhōu) is a name given to a vast territorial region in northeast Asia.
The area of Manchuria inside China is at least 1.55 million square kilometres.
Manchuria is a translation of the Chinese word Manzhou (Simplified Chinese: 满洲; Traditional Chinese: 滿洲; Pinyin: Mǎnzhōu).
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Manchuria   (3120 words)

 Japan's Economic Expansion into Manchuria and China in World War Two
Manchuria rich in natural resources and sparsely populated had obvious advantages for a densely populated and resource-poor Japan.
Manchuria could provide not only natural resources and rice yield enhancing soybean fertiliser it could also provide Japan with its Lebensraum to settle its surplus population.
Japan's troubles in Manchuria began in September 1927 when the Kuomintang announced it would not respect any agreement it was not a party to.
www.historyorb.com /asia/japan_economic_expansion.shtml   (1166 words)

 Timeline Manchuria
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.
1934 Mar 1, Henry Pu Yi was crowned emperor Kang Teh of Manchuria.
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 Leavenworth Papers No. 7 (August Storm: The Soviet 1945 Strategic Offensive in Manchuria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Concentrating on Soviet ground operations in Manchuria proper, this study provides general information on the strategic context of the campaign, a detailed account of the operational techniques of armies, corps, and divi sions, and the tactical employment of regiments, brigades, and lower echelon units.
Thus, even at this level, the changes introduced in Manchuria in 1945 were retained in the 1946 force structure.
In Manchuria, the theories developed in Europe would be put to the test in a region whose geographical features would challenge the most capable planner, and under time constraints that would call for the greatest application of imagination and initiative.
cgsc.leavenworth.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/glantz3/glantz3.asp   (12388 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.
In March 1932 Japan renamed Manchuria as Manchukuo ("land of the Manchus").
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWmanchuria.htm   (245 words)

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