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3 Jul 1938

  • French colonial troops of Vietnamese ethnicity occupied the Paracel Islands (Chinese: Xisha Islands) in the South China Sea. China and Japan both protested the occupation. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Kenkichi Ueda, Japanaese ambassador to the puppet nation of Manchukuo, arrived in Lushun to dedicate the ground-breaking ceremony of a grand Shinto shrine in Lushun, Liaoning Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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