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Second Sino-Japanese War (Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces in Battle of Shanghai 1937) Image

Wednesday Jul 7, 1937 to Sunday Sep 2, 1945

China - Burma

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Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945. It began with the Marco Polo Bridge Incident in 1937 in which a dispute between Japanese and Chinese troops escalated into a battle. Some sources in the modern People's Republic of China date the beginning of the war to the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931. It is known as the War of Resistance in China.

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