World War II


Japan’s Hemp Business Wants To Distance Itself From Image of Narcotics

Deutsche Welle

For centuries, hemp was grown across Japan and used in cuisine, clothing, and traditional rites. It suffered an image problem during the post-war years and has not fully recovered.


OPINION: 1 Thing The ROC Flag Represents for All of Us


Should we respect the history of the ROC flag, or should we discard it and move on? Whatever your view, the debate over its existence reflects the strength of Taiwanese democracy.


Book Review: A New History of the Holocaust

Gary Wilson

Drawing on 25 years of research, 'The Holocaust: A New History' offers a new major treatment of the Holocaust that traces events in their entirety from their origins to their horrifying conclusions. Gary Wilson praises Laurence Rees for this eminently readable account, which offers definitive insight into this appalling history.


War, Detention, Revolution: Foreigner Recounts Shanghai History

Jessica Levine

Fifty-year Shanghai resident Betty Barr on living in a World War II internment camp and publishing her mother’s diary from the era.

Build for your Navy! Enlist! WPA poster, ca. 1942

The Art and Anger of Japanese Internment Camp Silk Screeners

Cara Giaimo

Inside the complex legacy of the print shop at Colorado's Camp Amache.


Why Singapore Changed the Name of the New World War II Exhibition

Mong Palatino

Many felt the name was an insult to thousands who suffered during the Japanese occupation.


Abe’s Tribute at Pearl Harbor

The Japan Times

The sensitivities that surround a Japanese prime minister’s visit to Pearl Harbor — and a U.S. president’s visit to Hiroshima — remind us that reconciliation over the war is still an issue between Japan and the U.S.

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