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Teaching Resources: World War II: Focus on Asia

A bald man in uniform with several medals on it.
Marshal Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku. Source: Wikipedia at

This month marks the end of World War II. The following archives on this topic constitute only a sample of EAA published articles, but represent multiple perspectives and individuals who in these turbulent years had substantial impact on other people’s lives.

Other Teaching Resources: World War II: Focus on Asia

a man in unifrom with his hand behind his back, pipe in mouth.
General Douglas MacArthur in Manila, Philippines c. 1945, with a corncob pipe. Source: Wikipedia at

General Douglas MacArthur greatly impacted not only World War II, but the Occupation of Japan and the beginning of the Cold War in Asia.

In these webinars for teachers hosted by the Five College Center for East Asian Studies, presenters from the MacArthur Memorial—a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur and those who served with him—offer a biographical sketch of MacArthur and an extensive history of the Pacific War.

This article was published as part of the August 2020 EAA Digest.