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Japan's Improbable Military Resurgence
September 18, 2015
Japan's Improbable Military Resurgence
Japanese militarism was buried for good in August 1945 and likely will not rise again.
Japan's Improbable Military Resurgence
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
August 13, 2015
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
Cold War divisions, now shorn of their ideological pretensions, have achieved a kind of second life in war memory.
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
August 11, 2015
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
In just three months, the Imperial Japanese Army ended 150 years of European domination of Asia.
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
August 06, 2015
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
Wars-of-continuation decided the fates of Vietnam, China, Korea, Indonesia, and much of the rest of the Asia-Pacific.
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The <em>Yamato</em>
June 12, 2014
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The Yamato
No battleship became a cultural icon in the same way that the Imperial Japanese Navy's Yamato did.
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The Yamato
Yasukuni Shrine Visits Invoke Ire – Again
August 15, 2013
Yasukuni Shrine Visits Invoke Ire – Again
Japanese officials honor the anniversary of Japan’s surrender in WWII at Yasukuni Shrine today.
Yasukuni Shrine Visits Invoke Ire – Again
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