The mukden incident

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  • The Mukden incident
    • 1. In september1931 there was an explosion o the south Manchurian railway. The Japanese army claimed the train was attacked by Chinese soldiers
    • 2. the Chinese denied this and said all their soldiers were asleep at the time
    • 3. The Kwantung (Japanese) army use the event as an excuse to take over manchuria
    • 4. The people of Japan were delighted with the victory and celebratedin the streets
    • 5 .In  1932 Japan renamed Manchuria to Manchukuo. Then put an ex-emperor in charge as a puppet ruler so they could control him


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