The Rest Is History
235. China and World War II - Part 1
Friend of the show Rana Mitter joins Tom and Dominic this week to discuss the role of China in the Second World War.
In the first of two episodes, Rana, Tom and Dominic cover the fall of the last Emperor and the establishment of a Chinese Republic in 1912, the Opium Wars, warlords, and the Kuomintang uniting China.
Plus, tune in to find out why Rana argues that the Second World War actually began in 1937...