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Canton Operation

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Result  Japanese victory
Combatants  China, Empire of Japan
Location  Guangdong Province, China
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Period  October 1938 – December 1938
Similar  Second Sino‑Japanese War, Battle of Beiping–Tianjin, Battle of Suixian–Zaoyang, Battle of Changsha, Battle of Shanggao

The Canton Operation was part of a campaign by Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War to blockade China to prevent it from communicating with the outside world and importing needed arms and materials. Control of Canton and the Pearl River Delta would provide a base to make the blockade of Guangdong province more effective by seizing southern China's major port and isolate the British port of Hong Kong.


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