“The first battle near Manturia (i.e., Manchuria). The Japanese soldiers defeated the enemy’s cavalry.” Lithographic print, Tokyo, Shobido & Co., (c. 1919). Sovereignty over Manchuria had been contested for decades before the Manchurian Incident took place. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

In an attempt to bring China into a confrontation with Japan over control of Manchuria, Japanese troops used explosives to destroy a segment of the Manchurian railway. This bombing became known

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:58-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Event, Event, Governance, History|Comments Off on Manchurian Incident (Jiǔ Yībā Shìbiàn 九一八事变)|Jiǔ Yībā Shìbiàn 九一八事变 (Manchurian Incident)

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