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The Truce of T'ang-ku between Japan and China (May 1933) was followed by
four years in which the Japanese ... Chiang Kai-shek fended the Japanese off as
best he could, while the United States preached against Japan's activities without
Germany opened up the prospect of wider conquests for Japan in Southeast Asia
and in the Pacific. ... The German victories over The Netherlands and over France
in the summer of 1940 further encouraged the Japanese premier, Prince ...
Balik- papan (on Borneo's east coast) and Kendari (in southeastern Celebes) fell
to the Japanese on January 24, 1942, Amboina on February 4, Makasar City (in
southwestern Celebes) on February 8, and Bandjarmasin (in southern Borneo) ...
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