Geography of the Japanese Empire

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What naval base was attacked by Japanese airforces in December 7, 1941?
Pearl Harbor
In what city were over 300,000 Chinese massacred in 1937?
Nanjing
What unified kingdom was annexed by Japan in 1910?
Korea
From what country did Japan take most of its Pacific islands in 1919?
Germany
On what Japanese Pacific island did five marines iconically raise an American flag?
Iwo Jima
What independent country allied with Japan and let Japanese troops to pass through it?
Thailand
The atomic bombings of what two cities resulted in Japan's surrender to the Allies?
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
What Japanese puppet state was established in northern China in 1932?
Manchukuo
In what city were 80,000 British soldiers captured when it fell to the Japanese in WWII?
Singapore
What group of Indian islands were occupied by Japan in 1942?
Andaman Islands
What Australian city was bombarded by Japan in 1942?
Darwin
During the construction of a bridge over what river were about 250,000 Allied prisoners
subjected to forced labour? (hint: 1957 war-drama)
River Kwai
What country nearly lost its entire Pacific fleet in a disastrous war with Japan?
Russia
What country became independent from the Dutch after the end of its Japanese rule?
Indonesia
What Japanese indigenous religion were the people in Japanese
colonies forced to practice?
Shinto
In what Pacific atoll did Japan lose four carriers in 1942?
Midway
What city was given the name "Keijō", when it was under Japanese rule?
Seoul
In what city did the movie "Empire of the Sun" take place, when it was being
occupied by the Japanese forces?
Shanghai
Which American general led the Allied occupation of Japan durign World War II?
Douglas MacArthur
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Historians debate whether the bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki led to surrender. The Soviet invasion of Manchuria also played a role in their decision.