East Asia 1899
Philippine nationalists had helped the United States in its 1898 war with Spain. However, when the Americans won that war ...
East Asia 1914
Conquest of the German Pacific
When World War I broke out in Europe, the Anglo-Japanese Alliance meant that Japan sided with the British against Germany ...
East Asia 1921
Russia in Mongolia
Ungern von Sternberg, a Russian general fleeing the Soviet advance, took advantage of Chinese weakness to occupy Mongolia. His rule ...
League of Nations Mandates
With the signing of Versailles (1919), Australia and New Zealand became founding members of the League of Nations. The next ...
East Asia 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
From the Marianas and New Guinea, the Allies now converged on the Philippines, landing on Leyte in October. As the ...