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The Shanghai Incident

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780813032887
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038223 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0017
The Shanghai Incident

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This chapter examines the American government's response to the Shanghai Incident of January 1932. U.S. Minister to China Nelson Johnson together with British Minister Sir Miles Lampson, Minister H. A. Wilden of France, and Italian chargé d'affaires Count Galaezo Ciano formed a sort of diplomatic body to address the Shanghai issue. However, despite their efforts, incidents and intrusions continued. This chapter describes the fighting between the Japanese and Chinese forces which lasted until March.

Keywords: Shanghai Incident; Nelson Johnson; Miles Lampson; H.A. Wilden; Galaezo Ciano; Japanese-Chinese conflict

Chapter.  7744 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Military History

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