Even though the chinese language contribution to Allied victory in global struggle II (1939-1945) is frequently neglected, China fought the japanese Empire for a lot longer than the other belligerent country. by the point that the Sino-Japanese battle turned absorbed into the broader clash on the finish of 1941, chinese language armies had already suffered large casualties and part the rustic have been misplaced. by way of scuffling with on with Allied help, China tied down one million eastern troops. After Japan's defeat in 1945, China was once instantly plunged again into civil struggle among Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists and Mao Tse-tung's Communists; and the latter's victory in 1949 replaced the area for the remainder of the 20 th century and past.
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