China and Japan have a long history of trade, culture, and economy. The cross-cultural conflict influenced Japan during 1600. However, work began during the 1860s. It was found that numerous Chinese students were trained in Japan and made political activists. During 1880 and 1945, there were a series of conflicts and wars. During 1950, the situation became much tenser and worse. Let us read ahead to understand the relationship between the two countries, why and when did China invade Japan?
History about the conflict between China and Japan:
Although the strait of Korea and the East China Sea separates China and Japan, they are much alike. The older and densely populated nation China has always been influenced by its younger rival, Japan. The latter tried to maintain a mixed relationship with China during the reign of various dynasties. During the 13th century, China’s Mongol dynasty attempted to invade Japan and forced them into isolation.
During the Yuan dynasty, This invaded Japan twice. The first invasion was in 1274 and another during 1281. In both wars, Chinese soldiers were badly defeated by the Kamikaze that destroyed all the Chinese ships. With this, Japan survived to save its civilization. It was now ready to flourish in the medieval period by restoring its culture and rituals.
End of Chinese dynasty and formation of CCP:
The Chinese dynasty came to an end in 1912. However, this did not stop the Chinese invasions of neighbouring countries. At the end of the century’s long dynasty rule in that nation, the Chinese communist party came into existence. The party was founded on 23 July 1921. And it became the ruling party in China. It invaded and annexed Tibet in 1950. It made the Chinese soldiers much more robust than before. So under CCP attempted to invade India in 1962. It seized the border region of Aksai Chin. But this was not the last Chinese attempt to invade India, it attempted to invade Arunachal Pradesh in 1986-87.
He was always jealous of Japan’s wealth and land. Many Japanese still blame the matter of food and air pollution. On the other hand, many Chinese blames Japan for the Nanjing Massacre. The conflict between China and Japan holds a significant place in world history. China is always ready to claim all the areas. It claims to include the high seas of the South China Sea. Even the country claims all the fish, natural resources, minerals, etc.