What was the food situation in China?

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AiBosq
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What was the food situation in China?

Post by AiBosq » 17 May 2021 02:59

iirc, the Germans ceased something liked 41% of sown area in the USSR, and most of that was valuable black soil in Ukraine. If the Germans kept pushing east they possibly could have starved them out. Was there ever an equivalent in the Japanese invasion of China? I'd imagine due to China's climate the two aren't at all comparable, but I would like to see data on sown area, what the Japanese seized, and any food shortages or mass starvation going on.

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Re: What was the food situation in China?

Post by Admiral Bloonbeard » 19 May 2021 20:28

Mass cannibalism broke out in China in 1942 as a direct result of the war https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_f ... %80%931943

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Re: What was the food situation in China?

Post by manfredzhang » 07 Jun 2021 21:40

Admiral Bloonbeard wrote:
19 May 2021 20:28
Mass cannibalism broke out in China in 1942 as a direct result of the war https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_f ... %80%931943
The link says "resulted from a combination of natural and human factors."

And it had a lot to do with the Yellow River Flooding in 1938.

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