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World War II might have ended in 1945, but the loyal Imperial Japanese Army officer, Hiroo Onoda (小野田寛郎), refused to surrender. He was a veteran soldier who fought with his army against the Americans and who was greatly heralded for his loyalty, obedience, and perseverance throughout his mission. He...

On November 8th, 2016 (US local time and date), the US Presidential Election was opened and at the end of the day, Donald Trump of the Republican Party was elected, defeating Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party. During the political campaign period, Trump's controversial and extremely rude comments made him...

In the dark days of the Pacific War during the epic struggle of civilizations that was WWII, many American sailors and Marines would turn on their radios to listen to the dulcet tones of a program they were not allowed to listen to called "Zero Hour (ゼロ・アワー)". This blacklisted...

The world's first intercontinental weapons system (meaning that it was a weapon that could be launched from one continent and reach another) was first used in World War II. This weapon system carried its payload for over 5,000 miles (8,000 km). This would be the world record for nearly...

After the end of World War II, and under occupation by a foreign military, Japan wrote a new constitution. One of the most controversial parts of the new constitution is Article 9 which states: "ARTICLE 9. (1) Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese...

Japan is an archipelago consisting of nearly 4000 islands in the North Pacific region of Far-East Asia. If you think Japan is a small country with limited resources, strength and economy, you are mistaken. With an area larger than Germany and almost equivalent to California, it is certainly not...

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