Military List Of Second Sino-Japanese War Battles

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List of every major Second Sino-Japanese War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Second Sino-Japanese War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Second Sino-Japanese War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Second Sino-Japanese War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Second Sino-Japanese War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

This is a list that features battles like Battle of Northern Burma and Western Yunnan and Battle of Yenangyaung.

1939–40 Winter Offensive

The 1939–40 Winter Offensive was one of the major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War, in which the Chinese forces launched their first major counter-offensive on multiple fronts. Although this offensive failed to achieve its original objectives, some studies have shown that this operation came as a heavy blow to the Japanese forces, as well as a massive shock to the Japanese military command, which did not expect the Chinese forces to be able to launch an offensive operation on such a large scale. By April 1940, the Japanese Army had successfully forced the operation to a halt. However, a Japanese ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Henan, China

Part of: Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II


Actions in Inner Mongolia

The Campaigns in Inner Mongolia from 1933-1936 were part of the ongoing invasion of northern China by the Empire of Japan prior to the official start of hostilities in the Second Sino-Japanese War. In 1931, the invasion of Manchuria secured the creation of the puppet state of Manchukuo and in 1933, Operation Nekka detached the province of Jehol from the Republic of China. Blocked from further advance south by the Tanggu Truce, the Imperial Japanese Army turned its attention west, towards the Inner Mongolian provinces of Chahar and Suiyuan, with the goal of establishing a northern China buffer state. In order to avoid overt violation of the Truce, the Japanese government used proxy armies in ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Chahar Province, China

Part of: Second Sino-Japanese War

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Aerial engagements of the Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War began on 7 July 1937 with the Marco Polo Bridge Incident in the Republic of China. The regional conflict lasted until the end of World War II, when the Empire of Japan surrendered to the Allies in August 1945. By the end of July 1937, fighting had escalated into a full-scale war and both countries deployed their air forces, ground troops, and warships into combat. Japanese heavy bombers also extensively bombed Chinese factories, airfields and conducted the first major air-raids against civilian targets in the war. At the outset of war, China primarily relied on foreign countries for its military aircraft, but did produce about 100 Hawk II/III fighter-bombers at ...more on Wikipedia

Part of: Second Sino-Japanese War

Combatants: United States of America, Empire of Japan, Soviet Union, Taiwan

The Amoy Operation was part of a campaign by Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War to blockade China to prevent it from communicating with the outside world and importing needed arms and materials. Control of Amoy Island would provide a base to make the blockade of Fujian province more effective. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Xiamen, China

Part of: Second Sino-Japanese War

Combatants: Empire of Japan, Taiwan

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