China: The 15 Year War 1931 – 1945

What were the origins of the 15 Year War between Japan and China?

15 Year War Origins Lynch from Lynch,M. (2010). China: From Empire to People’s Republic  1900-49. UK: Hodder Education

What happened when Japan invaded Manchuria?

15 Year War Manchuria Lynch from Lynch,M. (2010). China: From Empire to People’s Republic  1900-49. UK: Hodder Education

What was the Sino-Japanese War 1937 – 45?

15 Year War Sino – Japanese Lynch from Lynch,M. (2010). China: From Empire to People’s Republic  1900-49. UK: Hodder Education

How did World War Two affect the Sino-Japanese War?

15 Year War WW2 Lynch from Lynch,M. (2010). China: From Empire to People’s Republic  1900-49. UK: Hodder Education

The Nanjing Massacre – example of Japanese atrocities

The Nanjing Massacre was one of the worst parts of the Sino-Japanese War. It took place in 1937 and an estimates 300 000 people were killed in Nanjing.

This is part of the account by Iris Chang; The Rape of Nanking

We will use the Thinking Routine Colour – Symbol – Image during our trip to the Museum to help us empathise with the survivors of the massacre. This is the website for the museum http://www.nj1937.org/cn/index.htm. The survivor stories are shown clearly. Here is the template:

Colour -Symbol-Image

Example CSI

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