The Korean Soldier Who Fought For The Japanes, Russians AND The Germans In WWII
Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean soldier during the Second World War who found himself fighting under at least three different banners by the time the conflict was over. He fought for the Japanese, the G...
The Korean Soldier Who Fought For The Japanes, Russians AND The Germans In WWII
Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean soldier during the Second World War who found himself fighting under at least three different banners by the time the conflict was over. He fought for the Japanese, the G...
Dahinien Gendānu
Dahinien Gendānu, also Daxinnieni Geldanu (c. 1926–1984) was an Uilta activist from Sakhalin.
Gendānu was the adopted son of Dahinien Gorgolo, an Uilta shaman. Like most members of his peopl...
Shōhei Ōoka
Shōhei Ōka (大岡 昇平, Ōka Shōhei, 6 March 1909 – 25 December 1988) was a Japanese novelist, literary critic, and translator of French literature who was active during the Shōwa period of Japan. Ō...
Shōhei Ōoka - Wikipedia
Kurumizawa Koshi
Kurumizawa Kōshi (胡桃沢耕史, 26 April 1925 - 23 May 1994) was the pen-name of a writer of detective fiction in Shōwa period Japan. His real name was Shimizu Masatarō.
Born in the Mukojima neighbor...
Kurumizawa Koshi - Wikipedia
Kazuo Sakamaki
Kazuo Sakamaki (酒巻和男, Sakamaki Kazuo, November 8, 1918 – November 29, 1999) was a Japanese naval officer who became the first Japanese prisoner of war of World War II captured by American forc...
Kazuo Sakamaki - Wikipedia
Haruo Minami
Haruo Minami (三波春夫 Minami Haruo, July 19, 1923 – April 14, 2001) was an enka singer in postwar Japan.He was born Bunji Kitazume (北詰文司 Kitazume Bunji) in Nagaoka, Niigata. Hideo Murata was regard...
Haruo Minami - Wikipedia
Bombing of Darwin
The Bombing of Darwin, also known as the Battle of Darwin, on 19 February 1942 was both the first and the largest single attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia. On this day, 242 Japa...
Bombing of Darwin - Wikipedia
Japanese prisoners of war in the Soviet Union
By the end of World War II there were from 560,000 to 760,000 Japanese POWs in the Soviet Union and Mongolia interned to work in labor camps. Of them, about 10% died (50–60,000), mostly during the win...
Japanese prisoners of war in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Hamako Watanabe
Hamako Watanabe (渡辺はまこ, Watanabe Hamako, 27 October 1910 – 31 December 1999) was the stage name of a Japanese popular singer, who was active during the Shōwa period of Japan, before, during an...
Hamako Watanabe - Wikipedia
Hajime Toyoshima
Sergeant Hajime Toyoshima (豊嶋一, Toyoshima Hajime) (died August 5, 1944) was a Japanese airman in World War II. His A6M Zero was the first of that type (after those recovered after the Attack ...
Yang Kyoungjong
Yang Kyoungjong (March 3, 1920 – April 7, 1992) was a Korean soldier who fought in the Imperial Japanese Army, the Soviet Red Army, and later the German Wehrmacht during World War II.In 1938, at the a...
Yang Kyoungjong - Wikipedia
Cowra breakout
The Cowra breakout occurred on 5 August 1944, when at least 1,104 Japanese prisoners of war attempted to escape from a Prisoner of War camp near Cowra, in New South Wales, Australia. It was the larges...
Cowra breakout - Wikipedia
Ken Yuasa
Ken Yuasa (Japanese: 湯浅 謙) (October 23, 1915 – November 2, 2010) was a World War II surgeon for the Japanese army. During his service in occupied China, he (along with at least 1000 other docto...
Japanese prisoners of war in World War II
During World War II, it has been estimated that between 19,500 and 50,000 Japanese military personnel surrendered to Allied forces prior to the end of the Pacific War in August 1945. The number of Jap...
Japanese prisoners of war in World War II - Wikipedia
Japanese Surrendered Personnel
Japanese Surrendered Personnel (JSP) is a designation for captive Japanese soldiers (similar to Disarmed Enemy Forces and Surrendered Enemy Personnel). It was used in particular by British Forces refe...
Japanese Surrendered Personnel - Wikipedia