Nanjing Massacre

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In History
  • Beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War

    Beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War
    The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan.
  • Invasion of Shanghai

    Invasion of Shanghai
    The Japanese army invaded Shanghai where they met strong resistance and suffered heavy casualties.
  • Citizens flee to Safety Zone

    Citizens flee to Safety Zone
    Nanjing Mayor Ma Chao-chun ordered all Chinese citizens remaining in Nanjing to move into the "Safety Zone", in the western quarter of the city.
  • Battle of Nanjing

    Battle of Nanjing
    Nanjing Massacre- 70 years laterThe Japanese army demanded surrender within 24 hours and when the Chinese army did not surrender, the war began.
  • Capture of Nanjing

    Capture of Nanjing
    The Japanese capture the city of Nanjing, the former capital of the Republic of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Nanjing Massacre- 70 years later
  • End of the Massacre

    End of the Massacre
    After 300,000 people were raped, beated, and killed, historians believe the end of the Massacre to be early Febuary. Six weeks after the Japanese took control of Nanjing.
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    Second Sino-Japanese War

    A military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan.