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Military conflict that was primarily waged between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan. Wikipedia

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  • Battle of Shanghai

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  • One of the major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War, in which Chinese forces launched their first major counter-offensive on multiple fronts. Offensive operation on such a large scale. Wikipedia

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  • Kuomintang

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  • Anti-Comintern Pact

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  • Joseph Stilwell

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  • Sino-German cooperation (1926–1941)

    Instrumental in modernizing the industry and the armed forces of the Republic of China between 1926 and 1941. Fraught with factional warlordism and foreign incursions. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Taierzhuang

    Battle of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938, between the armies of the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan. The first major Chinese victory of the war. Wikipedia

  • Chinese Expeditionary Force

    Expeditionary unit of the Republic of China's National Revolutionary Army that was dispatched to Burma and India in support of the Allied efforts against the Imperial Japanese Army during the Japanese invasion and occupation of Burma in the South-East Asian theatre of the Second World War. In July 1937, the Empire of Japan launched a full-scale invasion of China, and soon isolated the country from the rest of the world. Wikipedia


Sentences forSecond Sino-Japanese War

  • The Empire of Japan invaded other parts of China in 1937, precipitating the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945).Japan-Wikipedia
  • At the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937, Governor Geoffry Northcote declared Hong Kong a neutral zone to safeguard its status as a free port.Hong Kong-Wikipedia
  • Japan's armed forces initially achieved large-scale military successes during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) and the Pacific War.Empire of Japan-Wikipedia
  • The Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945), a theater of World War II, forced an uneasy alliance between the Kuomintang and the PLA.China-Wikipedia
  • With the end of the war with Japan, the Chinese Civil War resumed in earnest between the Communists and Nationalists.Korean War-Wikipedia
  • The Chinese residents in Borneo, especially with the Sino-Japanese War in Mainland China mostly resisted the Japanese occupation.Borneo-Wikipedia

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