thirties of the XX century, stood out extremely difficult for the entire world.This applies both to the internal situation in many countries of the world, and the international situation.After all, the world stage in this period increasingly evolving global contradictions.One of them was the Soviet-Japanese conflict at the end of the decade.
Background battles of Lake Khasan
1938.Leaders of the Soviet Union, obsessed by internal (counter-revolutionary) and external threats.And this idea to a large extent justified.Clearly turns the threat of Nazi Germany in the west.In the east, in the middle of 1930, China occupied the armies of Japan, which is already throwing predatory views on Soviet soil.Thus, in the first half of 1938 in the country takes place a powerful anti-Soviet propaganda, calling for a "war against communism" and to outright seizure of territories.Such aggression contributes to their newly acquired Japanese coalition partner - Germany.The situation is aggravated by the fact that Weste
start the battle for the lake Hassan
However, Japan does not intend to retreat.The inability to convincingly justify their claim to the lake Hassan unchecked.Of course, in this area it has been strengthened and the Soviet defense.The first attack was followed on July 29 when the company Kwantung Army crossed the state border and attacked one of the heights.At the cost of a significant loss to the Japanese succeeded in capturing this high.However, on the morning of July 30 to the aid of Soviet border guards have come more powerful force.The Japanese have a few days unsuccessfully attacked the defense of opponents every day losing significant amounts of equipment and manpower.Battle of Lake Khasan was completed on August 11.On this day it was announced a truce between troops.By mutual agreement, it was decided that the inter-State border should be established under the agreement of Russia and China from 1886, since no later agreement on this issue at that time did not exist.Thus, the lake Hassan was silent reminder of such a disgraceful campaign of the Kwantung Army for the new territories.