Module 4
VII. Japan Becomes An Ally
At the end of World War II, Japan was occupied and controlled by the Allied Powers, led by
the United States .
During the ...
The San Francisco Peace Treaty, signed on September 8, 1951, marked the end of the Allied
direct control of Japan.
It took...
Both starvation and disease threatened the Japanese population in the early years of
Occupation after World War II. In ord...
Both starvation and disease threatened the Japanese population in the early years of
Occupation after World War II. In ord...
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Module 4 - Japan Becomes an Ally

  1. 1. Module 4
  2. 2. VII. Japan Becomes An Ally
  3. 3. At the end of World War II, Japan was occupied and controlled by the Allied Powers, led by the United States . During the war, the Allied Powers had planned to divide Japan amongst themselves for the purposes of occupation, as was done for the occupation of Germany. The land Japan had taken over before and during the war was taken away from them and divided up like this: Soviet Union: North Korea (not full contril), and a few tiny island way up North of Japan. United States: South Korea (not full control), Okinawa (near the main Japanese Islands) , and a few others.
  4. 4. The San Francisco Peace Treaty, signed on September 8, 1951, marked the end of the Allied direct control of Japan. It took effect on April 28, 1952, and Japan was once again an independent nation. Even still, some 31,000 U.S. military personnel remain in Japan today, they are there at the invitation of the Japanese government
  5. 5. Both starvation and disease threatened the Japanese population in the early years of Occupation after World War II. In order to help alleviate the food shortage, the United States donated large amounts of food for the Japanese population.
  6. 6. Both starvation and disease threatened the Japanese population in the early years of Occupation after World War II. In order to help alleviate the food shortage, the United States donated large amounts of food for the Japanese population.
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