History 1601E Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Firebombing, Iron Ore, Red Army

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Also know as the second sino-japanese was. Nearly all major chinese cities held by the japanese. 60-80% of iron and steel comes from abroad. (cid:1005)9(cid:1005)3: trade (cid:449)ith japa(cid:374)"s (cid:272)olo(cid:374)ies (cid:272)o(cid:374)sists of a(cid:271)out (cid:1005)(cid:1004)% of total o(cid:448)erseas trade. Until ermination of the japanese-america commercial treaty (1939) 1938: 74% of japa(cid:374)"s s(cid:272)rap iro(cid:374) supplied (cid:271)y a(cid:373)eri(cid:272)a. Italy withdraws from the league of nation in 1937. August 23, 1939 germany & russian sign a nonaggression pact (violating the anti-comintern pact of 1936) September 17, 1940: tripartite pact between germany, italy and japan. April 1941: japan signs neutrality pact with russia. But: public opinion in usa (until now favouring isolationism) now unified into support a war. Japanese neutralize or destroy us & british battle fleets. Us intelligence break japanese navy code;japanese unable to seize midway. 1941: 5. 1 million tons imported by japan. Firebombing raids in 1945 to every major city except the old capital of kyoto. One night in march 1945 in tokyo.

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