After the outbreak of the Soviet-German war, why did Japan not attack the Soviet Union and challenge the United States?

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After the outbreak of the Soviet-German war, why did Japan not attack the Soviet Union and challenge the United States?

2018-10-27 10:25:42 261 ℃

After the Second World War, the Soviet Union became one of the two poles of the world by virtue of its contribution to the anti-fascist war. But the strange thing is that the Soviet Union was in the strategic attack between Germany and Japan. After the outbreak of the Soviet-German war, why didn't Japan attack the Soviet Union?

After the "September 18th" Incident in 1931, there were "Northern Attack on the Soviet Union (Northward)" and "Southern Attack on Europe and the United States" Southward)" struggle. Due to the illusion of Germany and the misunderstanding of its own strength, the "Northern School" has always had the upper hand.

On May 11, 1939, the Japanese army launched the "Norjin" preparation for the Battle of Nomonham. But the Battle of Nomenham ended in the defeat of the Japanese, which made the Japanese executives realize that Japan cannot defeat the Soviet Union alone and must get the cooperation of Germany.

On August 23, 1939, when the "Nomenham Campaign" was carried out, the Soviet Union and Germany formally signed the "Sud and Mutual Non-Aggression Treaty." 》. This is almost a blue sky for Japan's "Northern School". Since then, the Japanese "Southern School" has gradually gained the upper hand.

On the eve of the outbreak of the Soviet-German war, Japan’s strategic preparations were basically carried out around the "Southward Advance". Therefore, when Germany attacked the Soviet Union, Japan had no time to transfer back to the "Northward Advance". It can only be said that Hitler’s strategic fraud against the Soviet Union deceived the Japanese.

In addition, during the entire Soviet-German war, the Soviet Far East troops did not decrease but have been increasing, basically maintaining twice the opposite of the Japanese army. three times. Although many of them are second- and third-line troops with weak combat effectiveness, they are enough to deter the Japanese from dare to move.

In general, due to the strategic fraud in Germany and the failure of the Battle of Nomenham, the Japanese "Northern School" lost power, making Japan not doing well Preparation for attacking the Soviet Union. After the beginning of the Soviet-German war, the Soviet Union did not allow the Japanese to find an opportunity to go north.