Manchukuo 1932

China weak, divided, unstable, revolutionary = opportunism

Sun Yat-sen of China, from International Year Book 1911
Chiang Kai-shek, from ILN 1941/02/01
Chiang Kai-shek portrait, from ILN 1943/12/11

Sun Yat-sen (1911-1925) founded the Koumintang 1919

Chiang Kai-shek rose to leadership after the death of Sun

Japan opposed resurgent China

for 1st time, China asked League to intervene, but no military action taken

Feb. 1932 - Shanghai crisis

March 1, 1932 - Manchukuo established under Manchu puppet Henry Pu Yi

China map, from ILN 1941/02/22 - big

May 1932 - Russia refused to intervene against Japan

March 1933 - Japan withdrew from League and Geneva Disarm. Conference

May 1933 - Tangku truce

spring 1934 - Amau doctrine




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