Japanese Occupation in South-east Asia

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Japanese Occupation in South-east Asia Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Background Pg. 3 Thesis Pg. 3 Research questions Pg. 3 Rationale Pg. 3 Methodology Pg. 4 Chapter 2: Literature Review Pg. 5 Primary sources Pg. 5 Secondary sources Pg. 6 Chapter 3: Research Methodology Pg. 8 Procedure Pg. 8 Types of sources Pg. 8 Compiling and presenting the data Pg. 8 Chapter 4: Results and findings Pg. 10 Background information Pg. 10 Conflict between Japan and United States Pg. 11 The Japanese Occupation (1942 – 1945) Pg. 11 Chapter 5: Discussion and interpretation Pg. 24 The causes or motives of Japanese Occupation Pg. 24 The effect of Japanese Occupation Pg. 25 Propaganda Pg. 26 Chapter 6: Conclusion Pg. 28 Acknowledgements Pg. 29 Chapter 1: Introduction Background: The Pacific War opened on 7 December 1941, and Japanese troops started invading other Asian countries. Singapore, which was a colony of Britain at that time, fell to the Japanese on 15 February 1942. Since then, the people in South-east Asia had great sufferings. During the Japanese Occupation, many people suffered and some even died. Finally, the Japanese surrendered after the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and the nightmare was finally over. Thesis: War does more harm than good. Research questions: • What are the main causes & motives of the Japanese Occupation • What are the main effects of Japanese Occupation to the people at that time? • What are the instruments... ... middle of paper ... ...lusion The people under the Occupation suffered, and the people in Japan also suffered after the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. We learned that war does not do any party good, as we can see from the end of the war. We should learn our lessons from this event, and from the causes we can learn how to prevent it. Therefore, we should place our attention on the recent US and Iraq war, and stand on the side of peacefulness. We should also educate ourselves to differentiate between propaganda and the reality. Lastly, I had proven my theory, “War does more harm than good.” Acknowledgements http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/25/pearl_harbour/hb_rise_of_japan.htm http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/25/pearl_harbour/hb_ww1.htm http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/25/pearl_harbour/hb_us_lead.htm http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/25/pearl_harbour/hb_j_agg.htm http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/25/pearl_harbour/hb_count.htm http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2130.html http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2129.html http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-posters/jap.htm http://www.s1942.org.sg/ Understanding our past, Singapore from Colony to Nation - Federal Publications

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