Terms in this set (19)
USS Arizona Memorial
Memorial that honors the Americans who died in the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii
Japan-Korea Basic Treaty
1965. Established basic diplomatic relations between Japan and South Korea + $800 million for Korea. Voided treaties before 2010.
San Francisco Peace Treaty
The treaty between Japan and allies powers it was created to compensate the prisoners of war and the civilians of the allied countries
1982 Textbook Controversy
The controversies primarily concern the Japanese nationalist efforts to whitewash the actions of the Empire of Japan during World War II
"Blood Debt" (Singapore)
A rally/movement backed by the Singaporean govt demanding $50 million in reparations from Japanese attacks in WW2 (occupation of Singapore 42-45). Japan stalled for years but eventually paid after Singapore boycotted Japanese goods, exports, and threatened to stop issuing entry permits to Japanese citizens. 62-66
Association of Bereaved Families (Japan)
Association in Japan that represents the interests of relatives of deceased war veterans in the Second World War. In Tokyo. Supports visits to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Called for the A-class war criminals enshrined at Yasukuni Shrine to be removed to make the site less controversial. The statement stated that the chapter "hopes that the emperor and empress, as well as the prime minister and all other Japanese nationals, will be able to pay their respects at Yasukuni without reserve".
Japanese-Black Alliance (during World War II)
Prime Minister from 94-94 He publicly apologized for Imperial Japanese atrocities committed during World War II. 50 years after in 1995
UNSECO Memory of the World Register
UNESCO's initiative that calls for the preservation of valuable archival holdings, library collections and private individual compendia all over the world for posterity, the reconstitution of dispersed or displaced documentary heritage, and the increased accessibility to and dissemination of these items
term for those who grew up in the US during the Great Depression and then went on to fight in WWII
Victory Parade 2015, Russia
Parade in Red Square in Moscow in 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945. The annual parade marks the Allied victory in the Second World War at the Eastern Front, on the same day as the signing of the German act of capitulation to the Allies in Berlin,
Victory Parade 2015, China
Military parade held along Changan Avenue, Beijing, in 2015 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day of World War II.
Memories of Old Ford Factory
Singapore museum on British surrender to Japan and how Singapore survived the war.
Japanese Diet "No War" Resolution 1995
Self reflection and remorse, but NOT AN APOLOGY. Approved by less than half of representatives, 50 year anniversary
Filipino-American Memorial Endowment
A large network of veterans organizations and former POW's (individuals and organizations) who provide a variety of information dissemination and exchange, enabling us to assist interested parties to trace whereabouts of individuals (e.g.,MIA's) or events of WWII.
Heiwa no ishiji (Cornerstone of Peace) memorial
Monument in Itoman commemorating the Battle of Okinawa and the role of Okinawa during World War II. The names of over two hundred and forty thousand people who lost their lives are inscribed on the memorial. -- (1) Remember those lost in the war, and pray for perpetual peace; (2) Pass on the lessons of war; and (3) Serve as a place for meditation and learning.
422nd Regimental Combat Team
WWII unit made up of Japanese American volunteers; became the most decorated military unit in American History. Fought in the Italian campaign and became the most decorated military unit in American history.
Native of Solomon Islands, war hero. He rescued an American aviator and then was captured and tortured by Japanese and left to die. Freed himself and warned Marines of an attack at the Ilu River mouth, leading to a win for the Marines.
"if novels" (Japanese, about World War II)
novels where the axis powers win, where Japan is victorious