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21. War, Peace & Neutrality | Japan
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21.1 The Allied Occupation of Japan at the End of World War II

Japan started the Asia-Pacific War by attacking Pearl Harbor and the British Malaya on December 8, 1941. Hostilities between Japan and the Allied Powers was ended by Japan’s acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration on August …

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Wani, Kentaro, “21. War, Peace & Neutrality | Japan”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_1036>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922



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