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Report of the Commission of Enquiry

Geneva, October 1st, 1932.

LEAGUE OF NATIONS

APPEAL

BY THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT

 

 

REPORT

OF THE

COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY

 

 

Note by the Secretary-General:

The Secretary-General has the honour to circulate to the Council and the Members of the League the Report of the Commission of Enquiry, which was signed by the Members of the Commission on September 4th. 1932, at Peiping.

 

 
Series of League of Nations Publications

VII. POLITICAL
1932. VII. 12.

 

REPORT ON THE COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY


 
  1. TABLE OF CONTENTS

  2. Page
  3. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    5
  4. Chapter I
    — Outline of Recent Developments in China
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    13
  5. Chapter II
    — Manchuria
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    24
  6. Chapter III
    — Manchurian Issues between Japan and China
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    37
  7. Chapter IV
    — Narrative of Events in Manchuria on and Subsequent to September 18th, 1931
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    66
  8. Chapter V
    — Shanghai
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    84
  9. Chapter VI
    — "Manchukuo"
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    88
  10. Chapter VII
    — Japan's Economic Interests and the Chinese Boycott
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    112
  11. Chapter VIII
    — Economic Interests in Manchuria
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    121
  12. Chapter IX
    — Principles and Conditions of Settlement
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    126
  13. Chapter X
    — Considerations and Suggestions to the Council
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    132
  14. Appendix
    — Itinerary in the Far East of the League of Nations Commission of Enquiry.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    140
 

 

LIST OF MAPS

(The fourteen Maps are inserted in the pocket of the cover.)

  1. China and Japan.
  2. Political Map of Manchuria.
  3. Railway Map of Manchuria.
  4. Relief Map of Manchuria.
  5. Military Situation in Manchuria before September 18th, 1931.
  6. Chart of the Mukden Incident (September 18th-19th, 1931).
  7. Military Situation in Manchuria about September 30th, 1931.
  8. Military Situation in Manchuria about December 10th, 1931.
  9. Military Situation in Manchuria about May 1st, 1932.
  10. Military Situation in Manchuria about August 20th, 1932.
  11. Shanghai Area.
  12. City of Shanghai.
  13. Principal Route Map Showing Itineraries of the Commission in the Far East.
  14. Supplementary Route Map showing Itineraries of the Commission in the Far East.