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Can the American Dream Be Continued? – II

The U.S. has long been known as a country where if you work and study hard, then you, or at least your children, will be able to get a good education, a good job, and live a reasonably comfortable life.  This is known as the American Dream.  Every year especially after the end of WWII, […]

“A Teacher’s Reflection: 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Asia Study Tour” by Lisa Wiater, English Teacher at Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, NJ*

The 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Asia Study Tour [1] was a two-week immersion program created to learn about WWII history in Asia.  It allowed me to gain knowledge that I could have never obtained by reading a book.  As a public high school teacher, I firmly believe that study tours are an invaluable way to […]

New Nanking Massacre Petition for 80th Anniversary – December 2017

Over a period of about six weeks starting on December 13, 1937, a huge number (around 300,000) of Chinese, mostly civilians including women and children, were massacred by the Japanese army in Nanking (now called Nanjing). Countless women and girls were also raped. These gruesome events were recorded by eye witnesses from around the world, […]

Highlights and Photos from the Global Alliance Biennial Conference in Shanghai-October 21-23, 2016

The “Global Alliance for Preserving the History of WWII in Asia” (GA) had its most recent biennial conference on October 21-23, 2016 in Shanghai.  It was hosted by Professor Su Zhiliang (蘇智良), the Director of the Chinese Comfort Women Research Center at Shanghai Normal University.  It was well attended by about 150 participants from more […]