2 Apr 1860

19 Nov 1937

  • Japanese troops captured Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China; the civilians of the city suffered through days of massacre and rape. ww2dbase [Suzhou, Jiangsu | CPC]
25 Aug 1945

  • En route to meet the former puppet leaders during Japanese occupation, Captain John Birch of United States Office of Strategic Services was killed by communists near Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. General Albert Wedemeyer immediately lodged a protest to communist officer Zhu De. ww2dbase [Albert Wedemeyer | Suzhou, Jiangsu | CPC]
3 Jun 1946

  • Chen Gongbo (Wade-Giles: Chen Kung-po), former president of the puppet Reorganized National Government of China in Nanjing, was executed by firing squad at Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. ww2dbase [Suzhou, Jiangsu | CPC]
23 Aug 1946


Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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