Defense of the Calumpit Bridges, (Jan 1942

Background: The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines, fought 8 December 1941 through 8 May 1942, was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan and the defense of the islands by Filipino and United States forces. The Japanese launched the invasion by sea from Formosa over 200 miles to the Read More…

Battles of Khalkhin Gol (1939)

Background “The Battles of Khalkhyn Gol were the decisive engagements of the undeclared border conflicts fought among the Soviet Union, Mongolia and the Empire of Japan in 1939. The conflict was named after the river Khalkhyn Gol, which passes through the battlefield. In Japan, the decisive battle of the conflict is known as the Nomonhan Read More…