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Shaping the Future of Asia: Chiang Kai-shek, Nehru and China-India Relations During the Second World War Period

  title={Shaping the Future of Asia: Chiang Kai-shek, Nehru and China-India Relations During the Second World War Period},
  author={Guido Samarani},
During the late Thirties and the early Forties, the political and military situation in the Far East was both characterized by the rapid progress of the Japanese military advance and by the serious deterioration of the Allied military position in the area. In such a context, China made various efforts, particularly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour and the fall of Hong Kong and Singapore, in order to defuse the tension that had grown between Indian nationalists and the British… Expand
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