How Can There Be “Not Expansion”

  • Zhaoqi ChengEmail author


From the attitude of Emperor Hirohito and the Japanese military toward the Lugouqiao incident appeared in the research materials, and the memories of Takeo Imai who participated in the post-event mediation in the historical documents, etc., this paper denied the statement in The Alleged “Nanking Massacre” that the Japanese side did not want to have a war with China after the July 7th Incident and immediately ordered the local garrison “not to expand, but to solve it locally”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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