Mukden Incident

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Mukden Incident:

see Manchurian IncidentManchurian Incident
or Mukden Incident,
1931, confrontation that gave Japan the impetus to set up a puppet government in Manchuria. After the Russo-Japanese War (1904–5), Japan replaced Russia as the dominant foreign power in S Manchuria.
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His acquiescence with the decisions of starting the Manchuria crisis, the China incident, and the Pacific war appeared as patriotic as his "courageous imperial decision" to end the war in 1945 (125).