The Second Sino-Japanese War/CBI Theater

NameDateStart Date
Jinan Incident3 May 192819280503
Xinjiang Wars20 Feb 1931 - 30 Oct 193719310220
Mukden Incident18 Sep 1931 - 19 Sep 193119310918
Battle of Qiqihar4 Nov 1931 - 18 Nov 193119311104
Battle of Jinzhou21 Dec 1931 - 3 Jan 193219311221
Battle of Harbin and Establishment of Manchukuo25 Jan 1932 - 4 Feb 193219320125
First Battle of Shanghai28 Jan 1932 - 8 Mar 193219320128
First Battle of Hebei1 Jan 1933 - 22 May 193319330101
Tauran Incident11 Mar 193619360311
Battle of Suiyuan20 Oct 1936 - 17 Nov 193619361020
Lugou Bridge Incident and Second Battle of Hebei7 Jul 1937 - 8 Aug 193719370707
Battle of Chahar1 Aug 1937 - 12 Aug 193719370801
Beiping-Hankou Railway and Tianjin-Pukou Railway Operations1 Aug 1937 - 31 Dec 193719370801
Second Battle of Shanghai13 Aug 1937 - 9 Nov 193719370813
Bombing of Shanghai, Chongqing, and other Cities15 Aug 1937 - 23 Aug 194319370815
Battle of Shanxi1 Sep 1937 - 11 Nov 193719370901
Battle of Nanjing and the Rape of Nanjing9 Dec 1937 - 31 Jan 193819371209
Burma Road and the Hump1 Jan 1938 - 10 Nov 194519380101
Henan Campaign7 Feb 1938 - 10 Jun 193819380207
Battle of Xuzhou24 Mar 1938 - 1 May 193819380324
Battle of Xiamen10 May 1938 - 12 May 193819380510
Battle of Wuhan11 Jun 1938 - 27 Oct 193819380611
Battle of Lake Khasan29 Jul 1938 - 11 Aug 193819380729
Guangdong Operation12 Oct 1938 - 31 Dec 193819381012
Battle of Hainan9 Feb 1939 - 12 Feb 193919390209
Battle of Nanchang17 Mar 1939 - 9 May 193919390317
Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang20 Apr 1939 - 24 May 193919390420
Battle of Khalkhin Gol11 May 1939 - 31 Aug 193919390511
Tianjin Incident14 Jun 1939 - 20 Aug 193919390614
First Battle of Changsha17 Sep 1939 - 6 Oct 193919390917
Winter Offensive1 Dec 1939 - 30 Mar 194019391201
Battle of Wuyuan28 Jan 1940 - 3 Apr 194019400128
Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang1 May 1940 - 18 Jun 194019400501
Hundred Regiments Offensive20 Aug 1940 - 30 Sep 194019400820
Indochina Campaign23 Sep 1940 - 26 Sep 194019400923
Franco-Thai War1 Oct 1940 - 31 Jan 194119401001
Battle of Han River25 Nov 1940 - 30 Nov 194019401125
Battle of South Henan30 Jan 1941 - 1 Mar 194119410130
Battle of South Shanxi7 May 1941 - 27 May 194119410507
Second Battle of Changsha6 Sep 1941 - 8 Oct 194119410906
Battle of Hong Kong8 Dec 1941 - 25 Dec 194119411208
Invasion of Burma14 Dec 1941 - 26 May 194219411214
Third Battle of Changsha24 Dec 1941 - 15 Jan 194219411224
Fall of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands23 Mar 194219420323
Raids into the Indian Ocean31 Mar 1942 - 9 Apr 194219420331
Zhejiang-Jiangxi Campaign15 May 1942 - 15 Sep 194219420515
First Battle of Arakan21 Dec 1942 - 3 Apr 194319421221
Operation Longcloth8 Feb 1943 - 27 Apr 194319430208
Operation Creek9 Mar 194319430309
Battle of Exi5 May 1943 - 11 Jun 194319430505
Battle of Changde2 Nov 1943 - 20 Dec 194319431102
Second Battle of Arakan30 Dec 1943 - 6 Apr 194419431230
Operation Thursday5 Mar 1944 - 27 Aug 194419440305
Battle of Imphal-Kohima8 Mar 1944 - 3 Jul 194419440308
Battle of Myitkyina10 Mar 1944 - 3 Aug 194419440310
Salween Offensive1 Apr 1944 - 27 Jan 194519440401
Operation Cockpit and Operation Transom19 Apr 1944 - 17 May 194419440419
Operation Ichigo19 Apr 1944 - 31 Dec 194419440419
Battle of Bhamo14 Nov 1944 - 14 Dec 194419441114
Third Battle of Arakan12 Dec 1944 - 28 Feb 194519441212
Battle of Meiktila-Mandalay19 Jan 1945 - 29 Mar 194519450119
Battle of Zhijiang1 Apr 1945 - 30 Jun 194519450401
Battle of Rangoon25 Apr 1945 - 6 May 194519450425
Manchurian Strategic Offensive9 Aug 1945 - 2 Sep 194519450809
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