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  • Zhijiang, Huaihua, Hunan, China
    Friday Apr 6, 1945

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    Battle of West Hunan

    Zhijiang, Huaihua, Hunan, China
    Friday Apr 6, 1945

    In Spring 1945 the Chinese launched offensives that retook Hunan and Guangxi.




  • West Hunan, near Zhijiang, China
    Thursday Jun 7, 1945

    World War II

    Battle of West Hunan

    West Hunan, near Zhijiang, China
    Thursday Jun 7, 1945

    Chinese forces started a counterattack in the Battle of West Hunan that occurred between 6 April and 7 June 1945.




  • Manchuria, China
    Thursday Aug 9, 1945

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    The Soviet Union renounced its non-aggression Pact With Japan

    Manchuria, China
    Thursday Aug 9, 1945

    On August 9, 1945, the Soviet Union renounced its non-aggression pact with Japan and attacked the Japanese in Manchuria.




  • Manchuria, China
    Monday Aug 20, 1945

    World War II

    Soviets invaded Japanese-held Manchuria

    Manchuria, China
    Monday Aug 20, 1945

    Soviets invaded Japanese-held Manchuria.




  • Chongqing, China
    Tuesday Aug 28, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    First post-war peace negotiation

    Chongqing, China
    Tuesday Aug 28, 1945

    The first post-war peace negotiation was attended by both Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong in Chongqing from 28 August 1945.




  • China
    Sunday Sep 9, 1945

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    General Douglas MacArthur ordered all Japanese forces within China to surrender to Chiang Kai-shek

    China
    Sunday Sep 9, 1945

    After the Allied victory in the Pacific, General Douglas MacArthur ordered all Japanese forces within China (excluding Manchuria), Formosa and French Indochina north of 16° north latitude to surrender to Chiang Kai-shek, and the Japanese troops in China formally surrendered on September 9, 1945, at 9:00.




  • Chongqing, China
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    Double Tenth Agreement

    Chongqing, China
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1945

    On 10 October 1945 the signing of the Double Tenth Agreement. Both sides stressed the importance of a peaceful reconstruction, but the conference did not produce any concrete results.


  • China
    Thursday Nov 15, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    Preventing the CPC from strengthening its already strong base

    China
    Thursday Nov 15, 1945

    KMT troops were then airlifted by the US to occupy key cities in North China, while the countryside was already dominated by the CPC. On 15 November 1945, an offensive began with the intent of preventing the CPC from strengthening its already strong base.


  • Jinzhou, China
    Monday Nov 26, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    Chiang Kai-shek's forces pushed as far as Chinchow (Jinzhou)

    Jinzhou, China
    Monday Nov 26, 1945

    Chiang Kai-shek's forces pushed as far as Chinchow (Jinzhou) by 26 November 1945, meeting with little resistance. This was followed by a Communist offensive on the Shandong Peninsula that was largely successful, as all of the peninsula, except what was controlled by the US, fell to the Communists.


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