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Portrait of General Chiang Kai-Shek.

 

Location: Taiwan

Date taken: 1957

 

Photographer: John Dominis

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Chiang Kai-shek        1887-1975
 

http://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.

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

 

http://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

http://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 

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timeline: China

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1288392.stm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timeline: Japan

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1261918.stm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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