A small group of islets in the Sea of Japan, under dispute between Japan and South Korea. They are variously known as the Liancourt Rocks, Dokdo (or Tokto) in Korean, and Takeshima in Japanese. (from Wikipedia)
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The 1948 Bombing of Dokdo Island
Research article on the American bombing incident, in addition to information on the territorial dispute between Korea and Japan. By Mark S. Lovmo.
Takeshima is Japanese Territory
Sponsored by the Shimane prefectural government in Japan and defends Japan's claim to the islets, named Dokdo by Korea. Includes general information about the island, and historical territorial issues and chronology.
The Tok Do Report
Short article by Wolfgang Schippke on competing claims for the island.
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