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Compulsory Mass Suicide, the Battle of Okinawa, and Japan's Textbook Controversy | The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

Ryukyu Shimpo, Ota Masahide, Mark Ealey and Alastair McLauchlan, Descent Into Hell: The Battle of Okinawa | The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

America vs. Japan: Why the Battle of Saipan Was a Hellish Horror Show

Two months before the election, then-candidate Donald J. Trump said he would increase the size of the Marine Corps by expanding its current total of …

It's been 76 years since one of World War II's worst atrocities — the Bataan Death March

After the surprise attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japan turned its focus to elsewhere, sweeping through the Pacific.<p>In early January, Japanese forces landed in the Philippines, a US territory where tens of thousands of American and Filipino soldiers were …

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‘With the Old Breed,’ an Intimate Look at Terror in World War II

<b>WITH THE OLD BREED</b><b><br>At Peleliu and Okinawa</b><br>By E.B. Sledge<br>Illustrated. 344 pages. Ballantine Books. $8.99.<p>Eugene Bondurant Sledge (1923-2001) was born in Mobile, Ala. A year after Pearl Harbor, while Sledge was a freshman at a two-year military college, he dropped out to join the Marines.<p>His …

Why Was the Battle of Midway so Important?

Why we should remember the Battle of the Coral Sea | The Strategist

The Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942 has become the touchstone for the Australian-American strategic relationship. The 75th anniversary provides …

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B-29 Attacks on Japan from the Marianas

The Marianas chain of islands, consisting primarily of Saipan, Tinian, and Guam, were considered as being ideal bases from which to launch B-29 …

The Battle

Early in 1944 the Japanese 15th Army commanded by General Renya Mutagushi launched a pre-emptive strike across the Chindwin River. It’s primary aim …

History

Japan's Monster World War II Battleships Were the Biggest Ever (And Near Impossible to Kill)

Japan withdrew from the London Naval Treaty in 1936. The chief Japanese negotiator, Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, feared that concessions on the part of his …

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 http://t.co/WBm53JOGRs

Bombing of Tokyo

Part of Pacific War<p>Tokyo burns under B-29 firebomb assault, 26 May 1945<p>Date<p>1942, 1945<p>Location<p>Belligerents<p>The <b>bombing of Tokyo</b>, often referred to as a …