Japan’s Drive For An Empire. Did Japan commit war crimes during WWII?. Invasion of Manchuria. Military leaders win control of Japan during the depression – think war/expansion will fix economy 1931: Japan invades Manchuria, a Chinese Province which was rich in coal & iron
Did Japan commit war crimes during WWII?
China refuses, Japan opens fire on China (Marco Polo Bridge Incident), Japan invades China
Japan had joined Axis powers, so using his position as a Nazi, Rabe set up a “safety zone”