China: The Real Eastern Front

The attack on the Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in 1941 signified the beginning of World War II in the Asia-Pacific region. Before that, the Japanese had occupied Chinese territory for over a decade....

The Role of Hong Kong in World War II

Japan attacked in China in 1937. Within a year, the Japanese had taken over a sizeable portion of Chinese territory. This included Guangdong province, a region that borders Hong Kong to the north. As...

Jews Occupied In China

The Jews who lived in China between 1845-1945 were mainly from Austria, Germany, and Poland. They migrated to Shanghai China mostly between the 1930s and early to mid-1940s. The Jews had the worst in...

The Unacknowledged Role of China in World War II

Often, Great Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union got most of the recognition for the contributions to World War II. However, these countries were not the first to mount a resistance against...

The Social Impacts of World War II On China

Three months after the defeat of Germany, the Soviet Union marshaled its troops to fight against Japan. The attack followed an agreement at the Yalta Conference. Initially, the Soviet army invaded Manchuria, spelling an...

The Battle of Hong-Kong

The Battle of Hong Kong took place in 1941 from 8 December until 25 December. The two parts of the battle are also referred to as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall...

What Was The Marco Polo Bridge Incident?

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident took place on July 7, 1937; historians predominantly consider the incident to be the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war, which lasted until 1945. The Incident took place at...

China’s unrecognized role During World War II

There is no doubt in anyone's mind how significant world war II was in shaping the way our countries are today. World war II played a crucial role in separate countries, but, world war...

How Hong Kong Played A Role In WW2

How Hong Kong Played A Role In WW2 Honk Kong developed in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. The colony began attracting Chinese trade from abroad and immigrants. Prior to WWII Honk...

The Real Eastern Front

The Japanese invaded northern China in 1931 and occupied parts of the coastal region from 1937 onward. With the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 marking the start of World War II for the...

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