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A 1903 Japanese War Map Shows Dokdo as Korean

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Japanese Policy Toward Dokdo Before and During the Russo-Japanse War In early April of 2010 various Korean media sources presented a Japanese map said to show Dokdo – Takeshima Island as Korean territory. 1903년 일본 전쟁지도는 독도 – 다케시마가 한국임을 보여주고 있다 Published by the Japanese Army and Navy’s Survey Departments, this chart was unveiled […]

Dokdo – Takeshima NOT Historically Japanese Territory

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Korean Researcher Presents Document Proving Dokdo Not Historically Part of Oki Region On November 7, 2009 the Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported a Korean researcher named Ms Mi-rim Yu had discovered an important piece of historical data related to the Dokdo – Takeshima dispute. The record created quite a stir causing Japan’s Takeshima lobby movement […]

Japan’s Watanabe Kouki’s Confusion About Matsushima (松島)

Monday, June 1st, 2009

An 1876 Japanese Document Reveals a Japanese Official’s Territorial Perceptions in 1876 To understand better the policy of the Meiji government prior to the annexing of Dokdo, it is necessary to study their internal documents of the late 19th century. What they reveal is contrary to what the Japanese government would like us to believe […]