NAURU: WWII and Japan

This video by Unseen Japan seems like you’re getting into a funny tale of how Nauru’s Japanese-language tourism Twitter account is unexpectedly popular. But no, this is actually one of the most comprehensive videos I’ve seen about Nauru during WWII, particularly on the Japanese occupation of the island.

It’s not a happy story, between bombings, forced deportations, and massacres – despite little direct fighting, Nauru’s population dropped below it’s 1500 safety mark and another Angam was needed post-war as the country recovered.

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