Commemorating a major victory 70 years ago. In 1945, China ended a long and brutal war against Japan. Up to 20 million Chinese lives were lost. But why is China’s contribution to World War II virtually unknown in the West? What are the lessons that can be learned?
Massacres, air-raids, chemical weapons and biological agents. Scars from the war that Japan waged 70 years ago. Decades later, the wounds of the war are still raw in China.
The Heat is joined by following guests:
- Stephen Mackinnon, Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University.
- Liu Youfa, former vice President of China Institute of International Studies.
The Heat: China's Role in WWII Pt 1Commemorating a major victory 70 years ago. In 1945, China ended a long and brutal war against Japan.Up to 20 million Chinese lives were lost. But why is China's contribution in World War Two virtually unknown in the West? And what are the lessons that can be learned? The Heat spoke to Stephen Mackinnon, Liu Youfa, Ming Wan and Jungsil Lee.
The Heat continued its discussion:
- Ming Wan, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University.
- Jungsil Lee, President, Washington Coalition for Comfort Women Issues.