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2018/06/15 | Atlas Obscura
From Nazis to Noodles: How Shanghai Welcomed WWII's Jewish Refugees
Shanghai's Hongkou was one of the few places in the world to throw open its doors to Jews fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany.
2016/12/23 | James Baron
Forgotten Hero: Remembering Sun Li-jen
'Indeed, dashing, brave and a natural leader of men, Sun was an immediate favorite with the British and the Americans, and one of the few Chinese commanders that the Allies saw as tactically adept. It was for these reasons that MacArthur, Rusk et al promoted Sun as the only way of staving off disaster in Taiwan.'
2016/12/21 | Cara Giaimo
How Millions of Secret Silk Maps Helped POWs Escape Their Captors in WWII
The ingenious maps played a role in some 750 successful escapes.
2015/09/04 | Yang
Chinese Representative Absent at V-J Day Event to Protest Taiwanese Flag
The national emblem of the Republic of China was on the wreath representing Taiwan, and the Chinese representative thus boycotted the event and did not show up as protest. The seat arranged for the representative remained vacant throughout the ceremony.
2015/07/24 | 阿Ken
Mitsubishi Offers More than Six Million US Dollars to Chinese Slaves of WWII
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has decided to reconcile with Chinese workers that were forced into slave labor during WWII. The total amount of compensation expenses might reach up to JPY$ 8 billion (approximately US$ 6,400,000).