The comfort women is a euphemism for young women, mostly Koreans, coerced into the sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during the World War II.
What does JIA stand for?
JIA stands for Japanese Imperial Army
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- Military and Government
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We have 39 other meanings of JIA in our Acronym Attic
- Junior Initiate
- Jurong Institute (Singapore)
- Midway Airlines (FAA code)
- Joint Interoperability and Integration
- Joint Intelligence - Combat Training Center
- Joint Implementation/Cutover Working Group
- Jail Industries Association
- Jamaica Institute of Architects
- Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association
- Japan Institute of Architects
- Jewish Internet Association
- Johanniter International Assistance (Germany)
- Joint IETM Architecture
- Joint Implementing Agreement
- Joint Israel Appeal
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- PSA Airlines (Us Airways Express, ICAO Code)
- Japan Internet Advertising Association
- Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology (est. 1979; Japan and Turkey)
- Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology
Samples in periodicals archive:
But he refused to surrender after the Japanese imperial army was defeated by the allied forces, and stayed on the island with a few fellows hiding in the jungles, dismissing messages of the war getting over.
Sacquety (history, US Army Special Operations Command) uses primary sources to describe the development and growth of the unit, the expansion of its operations, and its covert missions as it fought the Japanese Imperial Army out of Burma.
The comments from Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto earlier this week came as he also said "comfort women" -- who most historians agree were pressed into sexual slavery for the Japanese imperial army during World War II -- served a "necessary" role in keeping soldiers in line.
The Japanese action came after a coalition of civic groups in Korea erected the ''Statute of Peace'' in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul to remember the tragedies of the Korean women recruited by the Japanese during World War II to provide sexual services for the Japanese Imperial Army.
Kao Chin tried to "storm into the shrine" to insist that Japan remove the name tablets of thousands of Taiwanese who died while serving in the Japanese imperial army during World War II, the newspaper said.
And because George MacDonald Fraser was an old soldier - he served with the Highland Regiment in World War Two and was fighting the Japanese Imperial Army before he was out of his teens - the battle scenes in the Flashman books are alive with the terror and confusion of real combat.
Tens of thousands of British, Dutch and other European soldiers and civilians were captured by the Japanese Imperial Army as they swept across Europe's former Asian colonies at the beginning of World War II.