Want China Times
Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, said Tuesday that the truth behind the Republic of
China’s War of Resistance against Japan has no longer been forgotten as more and more historical documents related to the war have been revealed in recent years.
For much of the past 70 years, the ROC’s efforts in fighting the war and its contribution to the Allied victory in World War II were generally ignored by the international community because of the emergence of the Cold War, Ma said.
But over the past decade, significant historical documents, such as the diaries of the ROC leader Chiang Kai-shek and the diaries of German businessman John Rabe, were revealed, drawing more attention to the ROC’s resistance against Japanese aggression among international scholars, he said. [FULL STORY]