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What does JIA stand for?

JIA stands for Japanese Imperial Army

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  • Military and Government

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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.
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.