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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 consolidated their military position in
Manchuria, encroached on the adjacent provinces of China, and tried, by various
Germany opened up the prospect of wider conquests for Japan in Southeast Asia
and in the Pacific. Ventures in China proper were consequently restricted rather
more severely henceforth: in 1940 the most considerable of them were the ...
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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