Taipei exhibition marks 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender


Chinese soldiers armed with Chinese swords during WWII. (File photo/Xinhua)

Want China Times
Date: 2015-08-15

An exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the Republic of China’s war against Japan in 1945 is being held at Academia Historica and the Armed Forces Museum in Taipei from Aug. 15 to Nov. 28.

President Ma Ying-jeou was set to attend the opening ceremony of the special exhibition, titled From War To Peace in Chinese, as a special guest.

Also set to be in attendance were descendants of the martyrs of the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese front of World War II, history experts and scholars and private collectors of cultural and historical relics related to the war, according to the organizers.

The show is being organized by Academia Historica, the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Education to mark the conclusion of the war of resistance against Japan, which coincided with the end of World War II, and the end of Japanese colonial rule over Taiwan.     [FULL  STORY]

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