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Why was Japan at war with china before 1941?

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What was happening in japan just before World War 2?

Before Germany invaded Poland in 1939, before Japan bombed Pearl harbor in 1941, Japan was fighting in China.

When did the Us declare war on china?

the us didn't declare war on china in world war 2 us declared war on japan on 1941 when japan bombed pearl harbor hawii

Was Japan part of China before?

Japan admired Chinese culture and learned much from them. Before World War II, Japan invaded China.

Was the US involved in World War 2 before 1941?

Prior to 1941, there was a war "In Europe"; Involving Germany, France, Britain, Russia (Soviet Union), Scandanavia, Italy. And a war "In Asia"; Involving China, Japan. On December 7, 1941; the "European War", and the "Asian War", became a GLOBAL WAR.

What countries did japan have conflicts with before World War 1?

Japan had conflicts with China and Russia before World War one.

What year did japan get involved in world war 2?

1930's in China. 1941 with the US.

Which year did japan join the World War 2?

Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7th in 1941 and World War 2 officially started for the United States. Japan had been fighting long before that though. Japan had been after the South Pacific and China for a long time before that. Many say they started the war in 1937.

The US declared war on japan before or after Japan bombed pearl harbor?

after. December 7th 1941

How was World War 2 broke out?

Japan attacked China in the 1930's, Germany attacked Poland in 1939, then Japan attacked the US in war.

Which country invaded china before World War 2?


What stopped the Sino-Japanese War?

In 1937, Japan declared war on China. Fighting continued until China officially declared war in 1941, and in doing so, also declared war on the WWII Axis. The war ended when Japan surrendered to the Allies in 1945.

Which day did japan enter World War 2?

Japan attacked the US fleet in Pearl Harbour on 7th December 1941, (8th Dec. Japanese time). At the time Japan had already been at war with China for 4 years, so did Japan enter WW2 in 1941 or 1937?

What two countries were already at war before the beginning of World War 2?

Japan and China.

Who tried to take over China before World War 2?


When World War 2?

World War 2 took place between 1939 and 1945. However, the war was not reffered to as "World War" until late 1941 when America entered the war. The war also took place before 1939, between Japan and China, and Japan and Germany's other conquests that led to the Second World War.

When did the US enter war against Japan Germany and Italy?

Japan, Dec 7, 1941 (state of war existed); Dec 8, 1941 US declaration of war against Japan; Germany declared war on US December 11, 1941.

When did japan get involved in the world war 2?

Japan and China were actually fighting long before the actual war started (1939). Then, when China joined the allies, Japan joined the axis. My ANswer: Japan invaded its neighbors including China in 1937 begining Japans participation in what was to become the second world war. WWII started in 1939

What was going on in china right before World War 2?

short answer: Japan was occupying

When did the countries get occupied in World War 2 by Japan?

China during the 1930's, the rest of the conquests occurred in 1941 & 1942.

True or false the Gempei war was a war between china and japan?

It is true that the Gempei War was between China and Japan.

When was the last time China was in war?

Before and during WWII (1937-1945), against Japan, which Japan started by invading.

How did the war between china and Japan start?

the china helped the US bomb japan for bombing us at Pearl harbor. So japan and china went into war.

What were the Japanese doing before World War II?

Fighting China (1894), then fighting Russia (1904), then invading China (1931), well before Pearl Harbor (1941).

When did US declared war to Germany?

December 11, 1941 the US declared war on Germany and Italy (both allies of Japan). Germany had declared war on the US to support it's ally, Japan. The US had already declared war on Japan on December 8, 1941 in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the day before.

How long had the US been at war with japan before you used the atomic bomb?

from Dec 1941 to Aug 1945