31 May 1933
  • The Tanggu Truce was signed between China and Japan to end the undeclared war between China and Japan, with terms extremely favorable to Japan. ww2dbase [First Battle of Hebei | CPC]
China
  • Uyghur guerilla fighters attacked Muslim Chinese troops at the oases of Aksu, Xinjiang, China; each side suffered several hundred casualties. ww2dbase [Xinjiang Wars | CPC]
Japan
  • Saburo Sakai joined the Japanese Navy. ww2dbase [Saburo Sakai | CPC]

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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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935