JAPAN'S DECISION FOR WAR IN 1941: SOME ENDURING LESSONS
- A War It Was Always Going to Lose: Why Japan Attacked America in 1941. Haack, Steven C. // Journal of America's Military Past;Fall2013, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p74
The article reviews the book "A War It Was Always Going to Lose: Why Japan Attacked America in 1941," by Jeffrey Record.
- AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER. Barker, Robin // Monthly: Australian Politics, Society & Culture;May2012, p38
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of climbing Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, Borneo in April 2009 and how that journey changed his view towards Japanese soldiers who fought during the World War II.
- A Letter on "Unbroken". // Chinese American Forum;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p18
In this article the author discusses the film "Unbroken" and its criticism for depicting torturous acts by Japan on prisoners of war and also criticizes an article by Richard Cohen published in Washington Post about Japan's rewriting its history dealing with World War II time.
- Brief: China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After Abe Speech, Ahead of September Parade. // China Brief;8/18/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p2
The article offers information on the criticisms of the Chinese government on the speech of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on August 14, 2015 which commemorate the end of the World War II wherein Abe expressed repentance on the role of his country on the war.
- National WWII Museum opens new Road to Tokyo: Pacific Theater Galleries. // Southern Jewish Life;May2016, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p25
A review is offered for the permanent exhibit "Road to Tokyo: Pacific Theater Galleries" at the National WW II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana and talks of storytelling with the help of artifacts, short films, and recreated war-time environments.
- The Question of Japanese-ness: Repatriation and Guilt in Postwar Japan. Hammond, Kilby // Asia Pacific Perspectives;Fall2016, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p102
After World War II, the millions Japanese soldiers and civilians living abroad in Japan's former empire were sent home by Allied forces. This article explores the impact of that repatriation on the Japanese homeland, and the social phenomena of scapegoating, alienation, and cultural prejudices...
- MASTERMIND Isoroku Yamamoto. Krasner, Barbara D. // Cobblestone;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p14
The article discusses Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, looking at his military career in the Russo-Japanese War and as a naval attache in the U.S., his plans for the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the Midway Islands, and his death in 1943.
- SURRENDER IN TOKYO BAY. O'CONNOR, PAUL L. // America;12/1/1945, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p237
The article narrates the Japanese surrender ceremony held aboard the battleship Missouri on September 2, 1945. The Japanese refused to accept their copy of the surrender document due to the error of the Canadian representative in signing on the wrong line. The table used to sign the documents is...
- Beyond Peace: Pluralizing Japan's Nuclear History. Loh, Shi-Lin // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;3/12/2012, Issue 11, p2
This paper examines the construction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as signifiers of "peace" in postwar Japan. It offers alternate ways of understanding the impact and significance of "Hiroshima and Nagasaki" in historical context and argues that national readings of the history of the cities obscure...