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Jul 11, 1938 - Aug 11, 1938

Major fighting broke out between Russian and Japanese forces at Changkufeng, near the juncture of Manchuria, Siberia, and Korea. It lasted for a month, with the Soviets administering an embarrassing slap at the victory-conscious Japanese. It started when a division of the Kwantung Army tried to seize high ground clearly within Soviet territory. The Russians reacted with ferocity and forced the Japanese back into their own areas.

Theater:  CBI Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  World War II Almanac (1931-1945)

Date Added: 2011-07-11

Tags: Russia, USSR, China

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