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  • Henan, China - Hunan, China - Guangxi, China
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1944

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    Operation Ichi-Go

    Henan, China - Hunan, China - Guangxi, China
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1944

    In 1944, with the Japanese position in the Pacific deteriorating rapidly, the IJA mobilized over 500,000 men and launched Operation Ichi-Go, their largest offensive of World War II, to attack the American airbases in China and link up the railway between Manchuria and Vietnam. This brought major cities in Hunan, Henan and Guangxi under Japanese occupation.




  • China
    Saturday Jul 22, 1944

    Mao Zedong

    The Dixie Mission

    China
    Saturday Jul 22, 1944

    In 1944, the Americans sent a special diplomatic envoy, called the Dixie Mission, to the Communist Party of China.




  • Hengyang, Hunan, China
    Wednesday Aug 9, 1944

    World War II

    Japanese captured Hengyang

    Hengyang, Hunan, China
    Wednesday Aug 9, 1944

    On June 22, Japanese divisions received their orders to attack the city, which started the 48 days of siege and defense. Japanese have captured the city of Hengyang by August.




  • Yunnan, China
    Friday Sep 8, 1944

    World War II

    Battle of Mount Song

    Yunnan, China
    Friday Sep 8, 1944

    In September 1944, Chinese forces captured Mount Song and reopened the Burma Road.




  • Guilin and Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
    Friday Nov 24, 1944

    World War II

    Battle of Guilin–Liuzhou

    Guilin and Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
    Friday Nov 24, 1944

    The Battle of Guilin–Liuzhou, also known as the Battle of Guiliu, was one of the 22 major engagements between the Chinese National Revolutionary Army and Japanese forces in Guangxi. On 24 November the Japanese were in control of 75 counties in Guangxi, roughly 2/3 its area.




  • Henan, Hunan and Guangxi, China
    Sunday Dec 31, 1944

    World War II

    Operation Ichi-Go

    Henan, Hunan and Guangxi, China
    Sunday Dec 31, 1944

    The second Japanese invasion of China aimed to destroy China's main fighting forces, secure railways between Japanese-held territory and capture Allied airfields. The invasion took place from 19 April to 31 December 1944.




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