第二次世界大戰(英語:World War II,簡稱WWII或WW2;法語:Seconde Guerre mondiale;德語:Zweiter Weltkrieg;俄語:Вторая мировая война;日語:第二次世界大戦(だいにじせかいたいせん)),簡稱二戰;是一次在1939年至1945年所爆發的全球軍事衝突,整場戰爭涉及到全球絕大多數的國家,包括所有的大國,並最終分成兩個彼此對立的軍事同盟─同盟國和軸心國。 --來自 維基百科


2021/11/24 | East Asia Forum

The Ongoing Battle for Historical Memory in Okinawa

Reflecting on the Battle of Okinawa sheds light on the ongoing exclusion of Okinawan voices in Japan.

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).