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  • China
    Thursday Feb 18, 1932

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    Japan established the puppet state of Manchukuo

    China
    Thursday Feb 18, 1932

    After five months of fighting, Japan established the puppet state of Manchukuo in 1932, and installed the last Emperor of China, Puyi, as its puppet ruler. Militarily too weak to challenge Japan directly, China appealed to the League of Nations for help. The League's investigation led to the publication of the Lytton Report, condemning Japan for its incursion into Manchuria, causing Japan to withdraw from the League of Nations. No country took action against Japan beyond tepid censure.




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