Timeline to War Update

My continual work-in-progress; more is missing than is included, and will forever be the case!

I have updated the timeline.  It has grown so large that I have had to split it into two pages for the blog, as follows:

Timeline to War (Through 1938)

Timeline to War (Beginning 1939)

Book references will be found at the bottom of each page, for convenience…(well, relatively speaking).

This update includes relevant dates from the books “The Pearl Harbor Myth: Rethinking the Unthinkable,” by George Victor; “The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War,” James Bradley; The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia, James Bradley.  The new items are in red.

All three books focus primarily on Asia; until now I have had very little in the timeline that reflected contributory events outside of Europe.  In doing so now, I have decided that this timeline should not end with V-J day.  While for the most part the war in Europe after 1945 was a Cold War, events in Asia – preceding and during World War II – shaped the hot wars that continued until at least the end of Vietnam – to include the Chinese Civil War and Korea.

Items in parenthesis refer to (book:page); book references can be found at the end of the post.  Where helpful, I have added hyperlinks in addition to page references.  I have also added specificity to several previously unspecific dates.

Reprinted with permission from Bionic Mosquito.

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