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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: Japan gains important economic advantages with the Nanking Treaty in 1940; North Vietnam suffers from the toll of war in 1965.

1940 Nanking Treaty Is Signed

NANKING Japan gained important commercial and economic advantages in China while conceding abolition of extra-territoriality and Japanese concessions, according to the provisions of the treaty signed here today [Nov. 30] by Lieut. Gen. Nobuyuki Abe, Japanese Ambassador, and Wang Ching-wei, head of the Nanking regime sponsored by Japan. Japan further agreed to withdraw her armed forces within two years after general peace had been restored, except in North China and Inner Mongolia, where she would "order and carry out defense against Communistic activities and station required forces in specified areas for the necessary duration. …

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