Category : Misc. Historical Records & Dokdo 2

The Truth of Japanese Activity on Dokdo

Friday, July 10th, 2009

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Japan’s Marcus Island Annexation & Dokdo

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Dokdo and Marcus Island – A Comparison of Japanese 19th Century Island “Incorporations” Japanese “lawless adventurers” were utilized by 19th Century Meiji Japan as agents of expansionism. A brief background of Marcus Island: Minamitori-shima (南鳥島) or Marcus Island is an isolated island in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located at 24.18’N, 153.58’E. The Japanese meaning of […]

Dokdo in the Early 20th Century

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Dokdo and the Early 20th Century – Japanese Territorial Perceptions Japanese records from the early 1900s show Dokdo as part of Korea’s Gangwan Province. The following images are various Japanese documents related to both Korea’s Ulleungdo Island and her nieghbor island Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo) The purpose is to determine the territorial perceptions of those Japanese […]

Japan’s Illegal 1905 Annexation of Dokdo Island

Friday, July 10th, 2009

An Insight Into Meiji Japan’s Politics of Expansionism Facts Japan’s MOFA doesn’t want you to know about Japan’s 1905 Annexation of Dokdo Island! We could use your help. Please Donate! Since 2008 this website has been supporting Korea’s claim to Dokdo Island. We now have literally hundreds of pages of maps and historical records proving […]

An 1837 Japanese Record Regarding Ulleungdo

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Japan’s 1837 Policy on Foreign Voyages – Passage to Ulleungdo Banned by the Shogunate The following page describes a Japanese historical document that recorded a trespassing incident involving Japanese merchant named Aizuya Hachiemon. He operated a cargo-vessel business in Hamada, Iwami (石見?濱田 today’s Hamada in Shimane) under the feudal domain of Hamada. To the right, […]

Japanese Earliest Records of Dokdo II

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Saito Hosen’s 1667 “Onshu Shicho Goki” (Report on Oki Island) – Japan’s Incorrect Translation. “Japan’s historical case for Dokdo hinges on their erroneous translation of one Kanji character!” One of Japan’s earliest recorded documents regarding Ulleungdo and Dokdo was written by a man named Saito Hosen. This document called “Onshu shicho goki” (Records on Observations […]

Japanese Earliest Records of Dokdo I

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Japan’s 17th Century Records of the Ulleungdo Region “Were 17th Century Voyages to Ulleungdo by Japanese expressions of sovereignty over Dokdo?” Japan’s current claim to Dokdo – Takeshima relies heavily on 17th Century records of voyage to the region. Dokdo is called Takeshima by Japan and sometimes Liancourt Rocks by western nations. Japan’s earliest records […]