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His men suffered quite badly, and recognising his mistake, he returned to Ascalon, on the coast. The parade celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a time period marked in China by a brutal Japanese occupation. In August of that year, Chinese communists launched an offensive in Central China; in retaliation, Japan instituted harsh measures in occupied areas to reduce human and material resources for the communists. [145] Continued antipathy between Chinese communist and nationalist forces culminated in armed clashes in January 1941, effectively ending their co-operation. [146] In March, the Japanese 11th army attacked the headquarters of the Chinese 19th army but was repulsed during Battle of Shanggao. [147] In September, Japan attempted to take the city of Changsha again and clashed with Chinese nationalist forces. [148] German successes in Europe encouraged Japan to increase pressure on European governments in Southeast Asia.

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