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Portrait of General Chiang Kai-Shek.

 

Location: Taiwan

Date taken: 1957

 

Photograph: John Dominis

 

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http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=cc7c784e218ccdb0  - broken link
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiang Kai-shek    1887-1975
 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/chiang_kaishek.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the United States

came into the war

against Japan in 1941,

China became

one of the Allied Powers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/chiang_kaishek.shtml 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/chiang_kaishek.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japan’s brutal occupation

of China and Korea

— and in particular

the enslavement

of thousands of women

forced to work

as sex slaves

or “comfort women”

in wartime brothels.

https://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/30/
war-repentance-and-japan/

 

 

https://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/30/
war-repentance-and-japan/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Comfort women' / wartime sex slaves

 

Asian women were sent

to frontline in China

to be sexually abused

between 1932 and 1945

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/28/
japan-second-world-war-brothels-papers-china

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/28/
japan-second-world-war-brothels-papers-china 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/03/
comfort-women-deserve-a-memorial-their-ordeal-must-not-be-forgotten 

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/may/24/
wartime-sex-slaves-controversial-japanese-mayor

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/may/15/
japan-politicians-problem-comfort-women

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/oct/18/
forced-prostitution-wartime-japan-korea 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timeline: China

 

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13017882

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timeline: Japan

 

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-15219730

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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