September 18, 1931, Japanese army claimed that Chinese army destroyed a section of the Southern Manchurian Railway, then attacked the Northern camp in Mukden and after all occupied the whole Manchuria within a short time. This incident agitated the Sino-Japanese relations and made the Japanese Eagle wing to have a better position, finally lead to the Second Sino-Japanese War. About the details you may refer to our oral history: Records of interviews with Mr. Wang Tiehan.
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