Events leading to Japanese aggression

  • Hungary joins League of Nations

    Hungary joins the League of Nations, which creates even more of a threat to Japan.
  • Japan assassinates Zhang Zuolin

    Japan assassinates the Manchurian warlord Zhang Zuolin, which causes even greater tension.
  • Regulation of submarine warfare

    Italy, Japan, the UK, & the USA sign the London Naval Treaty which regulates the utilization of submarine warfare.
  • Japan invades Manchurian

    The Japanese invasion of Manchurian triggers the fighting of the second Sino Japanese War
  • The signing of the Anti-Comintern Pact

    Japan & Germany sign the Anti-Comintern Pact that's directing against communism in the Soviet Union.
  • Marco Polo Bridge Incident

    The Marco Polo Bridge Incident was a battle between China & Japan, start of the second Sino War.