Japanese occupation: China

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In History
  • the treaty of Shimonoseki

    the treaty of Shimonoseki
    After China was defeated by Japan, china signed the treaty of shimonoseki. In This treaty between china and Japan, Japan forced china to pay compensations. This caused china to lose its power.
  • invading qingdao

    invading qingdao
    In 1914,during the world war 1, Japan invaded qingdao which was under the German power. However, china took back this area in 1973.
  • twentyone demands

    twentyone demands
    in 1915, Japan forced china to accept twentyone demands. This demand was mainly about the lands, and it didn't have any positive sides for China.
  • biography

    Zhang Zuolin . He invaded China in October 1924 in the Second Zhili-Fengtian War. He controled Peking, including China's internationally recognized government,
  • Biography

    Tanaka Giich, he was a military officer in China, Manchuria and Mongolia. in 1927–1928 he sent troops to intervene militarily in China to block Chang Kai-shek’s Northern Expedition to unify China under Guomindang rule, in what became known as the Jinan Incident.
  • Zhang Zuolin

    Zhang Zuolin
    On June, 1928, the train Zhang Zuolin were riding exploded purposely by japanese army. Japanese army did this to kill him and make Peking under its power. Japan realized that he was not willing to obey them, so instead of convincing him, japanese army killed him. However, Japanese army couldn't make it because he had the successor.
  • Manchuriua

    manchuriaThe Japanese invasion of Manchuria started on September 19, 1931. Manchuria was invaded by the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan immediately after the Mukden Incident. The Japanese established Manchukuo, and their occupation lasted until the end of World War II.
  • withdrawal from the league of nations

    withdrawal from the league of nations
    The league of nations forced Japan to withdraw its troops from Manchuria. However, Japaese troops remained in the land, and withdrew from the league of nations.
  • biography

    Tojo Hideki , Japanese millitry leader during the world war 2. After the Marco Polo Bridge Incident and marking the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Tōjō sent his forces to attack Hopei and some other places which located in northern China.
  • Marco Polo Bridge

    Marco Polo Bridge
    On july seventh, 1937, Japanese infantry attacked the Marco Polo Bridge, along with a modern railway bridge to the southeast of town. This event developed into the warfare between China and Japan. The reason Japan attacked Marco Polo bridge is that Japan wanted China to accept Japan building Manchukuo, and allow Japanese army to stay in the land China had.
  • Nanking

    nanking massacreDuring the second sino-Japanese war, when the Japanese army captured the city of Nanking on december 13, 1937, many Chinese civilians and soldiers were murdered by Japanese army.
  • Singapore

    On February 15th, 1942, Japanese captured Singapore. three days later, Japanese army gathered Chinese males lived in singapore and killed them. The murder continued for a month.
  • Period: to

    the first sino japanese war

    1894- 1895, the first sino Japanese war occurred. This war of Japanese and Chinese was mainly over control of Korea. Japanese Army defeated china. This result caused the regional dominance in east Asia shifting from china to Japan.