China’s contribution to the war effort was to sacrifice around 20 million people and tie down 1 million Japanese soldiers in an unwinnable quagmire, which played a vital but overlooked role in eventual allied victory over Japan.
September 1 – November 1 Art Exhibition: TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA | PALIMPSEST Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Gallery, CGIS South Bldg. 1730 Cambridge St. Hosted by the Reischauer Institute in commemoration of its 40th anniversary Monday, September 9, 4:15 p.m. Harvard University Department of Anthropology Dissertation Defense The Owners of the Map: Motorycyle Taxi Drivers, […]
The Consul General of Japan presents Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the City of Boston with cherry trees at the Taylor Elementary School in Mattapan. The May 10 planting ceremony was part of the Greater Boston-Japan Cherry Blossom Festival which marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of Japanese flowering cherry trees from Japan to the United States. The original trees, which were planted in Washington D.C., have become a symbol of the close relations between the two countries.