We'll receive a $25,000 grant if others match it by Pentecost. $23,735 to go. Your gift will be doubled!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

how they won the war

By Diogenes (articles ) | Aug 15, 2005

Photo caption from China's People's Daily:

Pictured here is the ceremony for Japan's surrender to the allied forces held on the "Missouri" warship in Tokyo Bay, on Sept. 2, 1945. After 14 years of heroic struggle and bloody war, the Chinese people, under the banner of the Communist Party of China-initiated anti-Japanese national united front and using backward weapons and equipment, defeated the powerful enemy which was stronger than China in terms of economic strength and military equipment, and wrought the miracle of defeating the imperialist power by a weak semi-colonial country.

And, remember, they instituted freedom of religion.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,735 to go):
$25,400.00 $1,665.00
93% 7%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: - Aug. 15, 2005 7:22 PM ET USA

    I never thought that the Chinese would name a warship after a US state. I doubt that any US warships are named "Qinghai" or "Sichuan." Meg, Although Mao et al. didn't conquer islands or drop atomic bombs on Japan, remember that most of China's major economic areas were occupied by Japan from 1937 to 1945. Japanese killed millions of Chinese. Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Tse-tung both fought against Japanese occupation, although Nationalists and Communists dominated in different parts of China.

  • Posted by: Meg Q - Aug. 15, 2005 4:36 PM ET USA

    Ohhhhhh, I seeee, it was the ChiComs that won Midway, fought over all those islands, and dropped the bomb. Boy, are our Yankee Capitalist textbooks wrong! Truly, that was a miracle.

Matching Campaign
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

A silent scandal: Catholic schools promoting morally unacceptable vaccines April 24
A More Militant Church? April 24
How we'll know if the Vatican and the US hierarchy are serious about deposing negligent bishops April 24
Final take on the LCWR: A time to plant, a time to uproot April 24
With the LCWR, has the Vatican taken Gamaliel's advice? April 24

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope challenges world leaders' silence on persecution of Christians CWN - April 6
Pope outlines plans for the extraordinary jubilee of mercy CWN - April 13
Vatican completes doctrinal assessment of Leadership Conference of Women Religious CWN - April 16
Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Finn CWN - April 21