Category:World War II Operation August Storm

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English: (Operation August Storm was the codename for is the name of a paper written by US Army historian LTC David Glantz in 1983.) The paper is about The Soviet invasion of Manchuria (1945), or, as the Soviets called it, The Manchurian Strategic Offensive. This involved the Soviet invasion of Manchukuo, Mengjiang, Korea, the southern portion of Sakhalin, the Kuril Islands, and Hokkaido. This was the initial action of the Soviet Union against the Empire of Japan; for the preceding 4 years the Soviet Union and Japan had a Neutrality Pact. At the Yalta Conference, Stalin had agreed to allied pleas to break the neutrality pact with Japan and enter the Second World War's Pacific theatre, but not until three months of the end of the war in Europe. within 3 months of the surrender of Germany.
Italiano: La guerra Unione Sovietica-Giappone fu un conflitto fra queste due nazioni svoltosi tra l'8 e il 31 agosto 1945. La guerra fu dichiarata da Josif Stalin l'8 agosto 1945, a mezzanotte e, dieci minuti dopo, le truppe dell'Armata Rossa dettero inizio ad una "guerra-lampo" che portò in pochi giorni alla conquista della Manciuria.

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