From Marco Polo Bridge onwards II

The Japanese invasion, 1937–45 (Japanese/GMD/CCP territory) The Japanese Army first moved southward in the summer of 1937 (dates of conquests given “year-month”), and then, supported by the Navy, up through the rich agricultural lands along the Yangzi River into central China. The Nationalists under Chiang Kai-shek were pushed into the backward southwest, while the main […]

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