Japan’s China Garrison Army on the one hand kept pressuring Chinese General Song Zheyuan to accept various demanding conditions, but on the other hand they were preparing their forces to take Peking and Tianjin.
Tong Linge and Zhao Dengyu died in the war against the Japanese aggression.
The Proclamation Defining Terms for Japanese Surrender was published on the Potsdam Conference, demanding Japan’s immediate surrender.
Well-known Chinese journalist and publisher, Zou Taofen, died of illness.
The American observation team arrived in Yan’an for some comprehensive investigation.
American Army General Joseph Stilwell formally put forward a plan to retake northern Myanmar and western part of Yunnan.
Chiang Kai-shek made a statement at Lushan, announcing armed resistance to the Japanese aggression.
Mao Zedong met Edgar Snow, a famous American writer and journalist. That was their first meeting.
Chinese paratroopers landed in Kaiping of Guangdong Province and launched an attack on Japanese troops, marking the first time for Chinese parachute troops to join the war.
The Japanese Government Issued Statement on Sending Soldiers to North China
Zhu De Sent Messages to Zhou Enlai about Work Regarding Overseas Chinese