About Beatrice Trefalt

Dr Beatrice Trefalt is a lecturer in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, at Monash University.

Japan

Bone collectors transforming image of Japan’s wartime forces

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The seventieth anniversary of the ending of the Pacific War has prompted a resurgence in war-graves tourism in Japan, writes BEATRICE TREFALT. In Japan, the seventieth anniversary, in September, of the Japanese defeat prompted reminiscences of misery and bombing damage on the home front. The anniversary also reignited controversies over wartime atrocities, such as the […]