Indian Army During WW2

Indian Army During WW2

The British Indian Army was the largest volunteer army in history with over 2.5 million men. They fought in World War II in 1939. They fought in different divisions such as Infantry Armor Fledgling airborne...
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What Actually Started the Second Sino-Japanese War?

The second Sino-Japanese war took place from 1937 to 1945. The war broke out because of Chinese resistance against Japanese influence in its territory. The war wasn't declared until December 9, 1941, and it was...
Marco Polo Bridge incident in July 1937

What Was The Marco Polo Bridge Incident

The Marco Polo Bridge incident is a dispute that erupted between the Chinese and Japanese near the Marco Polo Bridge in 1937. Here's what happened... Japan started occupying China's territories in 1937 like Manchuria (Northeast China)...

Unveiling the Secrets of Project Z

The Second World War had intensified, and Japan was sensing more defeats from the British and allies and America on the other hand as new entrants into the war after the Pearl Harbor attack....

The Samurai Popular Culture

Through the mythical existent of Samurai, the war skills, boldness and loyalty of the Samurai is put into a reality in the action movies and the animated films. The protagonistic nature of Samurai in...

Comfort Women Stories: Imperial Japanese Involvement

Stories of the comfort women from World War II reveal acts committed by the Japanese Imperial Army.   Text: A lesser known tragedy of World War II is the plight of the Japanese comfort women. “Comfort...

Code-Named “Little Boy”

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first atomic bomb, making history as it killed thousands. Code-named “Little Boy,” the atomic bomb was used by the U.S. during World War II. Colonel...

Hiroshima And Nagasaki Today

The atomic bombings over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were the first incidents in recorded history of the use of nuclear warfare. The powerful blasts were immediately responsible for the deaths of thousands of...

The Differences Between American and Japanese Aircraft Carriers During WWII

During World War II (WWII), there were many differences between the American (United States Navy—USN) and Japanese (Imperial Japanese Navy—IJN) aircraft carriers. This was largely to do with cultural and technological changes combined with...
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Ninjas: Japan’s First Secret Service

The period between the fifteenth and seventeenth century witnessed the rise of the ninja group. They were an important part of the illustrious history of Japan. Information about the ninjas continues to be passed...

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