A sample of some items related to Japan in the Nash collection. A number of these items relate to the Treaty of Peace with Japan (otherwise known as the Treaty of San Francisco or the San Franciso Peace Treaty).
The treaty was signed by 48 nations, including New Zealand, on September 8, 1951 at San Francisco. It came into force on April 28, 1952.
The treaty served to officially end World War II, to formally end Japan's position as an imperial power, and to allocate compensation to Allied civilians and prisoners of war who had suffered Japanese war crimes.
Japan became a member of the United Nations in 1956 and developed into a leading world economy.
Size: 6 items
(26 items total)