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Inorder tofinance their activities fighting the Japanese during World War IIvarious guerrilla bands in the Philippines issued their own currency.

In contrast because of the extensive German World War I activities, the United States probably over estimated the problem.

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The world failed to turn away from “Atlantic Rules” in 1989, after the end of the Cold War, and failed again in 2008, after the global banking crisis, which might have challenged the Anglo-American economic order. Cronin argues that the model will survive for a long time, because it brings the benefits of order and prosperity and because it is flexible enough to adapt. “Economic openness is at its heart. Its political requirements are minimalist and mostly negative: it seeks to avoid war and human rights abuses, and on principle favours the rule of law and peaceful political transitions. Democracy is preferred but, as China’s role demonstrates, optional. Its governance, moreover, is not forever fixed, centralised and resistant to change, for it is fundamentally a thing of rules and institutions and not mere domination; and it is not an empire in any meaningful sense of the term.”

Following Pearl Harbor and the United States' entry into World War II, the American foreign ministers met for a third time.



When these 10 Dollar notes issued by The Japanese Government startedshowing up shortly after World War II, many people took it as proofthat Japan had planned to conquer the United States, and had their newcurrency for the United States already printed. The story wasrepeated so many times that many believed it must be true. Though the Japanese government did print the notes, they were for usein Malay, which Japan conquered by early 1942, not the UnitedStates. Like the United States, Malaya called theircurrency the Dollar. However the design is much more suitedto Malaya than the United States. The front features bananas,breadfruit and coconuts.

This unusual coin waspressed into service due to the shortage of metal in Japan caused byWorld War II.


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The first letter in the block ofletters on the front of the note indicates where the note was to beused: B = Burma, M = Malaya, P = Philippines, The notes serve as areminder for the failed exploits of the Japanese Imperial Armed Forcesduring World War II.

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Each note has two sets of block letters,starting with the letter “M", which stood for Malaya. As ananti-counterfeiting measure tiny colored silk threads were embeddedinto the paper. These unissued, Crisp Uncirculated 10 Dollarnotes were abandoned by the Japanese forces in Malaya after Japan’ssurrender in 1945. They sat in storage for many years sincethen. Today they are historic collector’s itemsrecalling Japan’s unsuccessful attempt to extend her empire across Asiain World War II. This note is included in the setof listed above.

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As the Japanese Empire spread out in the early days of World War II,the Japanese government issued special currency for the various nationsand colonies they conquered.

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The coin is dated Year 7 in the Kang Teera. One side features two stylized winged horses. The other has the national emblem and the denomination in Chinese.


Manchukuo was a Japanese puppet state carved out of Northeastern Chinaprior to World War II. Due to a severe metal shortage towardsthe end of the war, it issued these unusual 1 Fen and 5 Fen coinsstruck in a thick, red material rather than metal.

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These two undated notes were issued by the Bank of Japan in 1946,shortly after Japan's defeat in World War II. The 1Yen note features the portrait of Ninomiya Sontoku and a rooster on thefront. The denomination is on the back, in both Japanese andEnglish. Sontoku was born in 1787 to a poor peasantfamily. He was diligent, intelligent, hard working andstudious. It was said that he would be up early in themountains gathering wood and studying even before the cock crowed,hence the rooster on the note. He became a wealthyfarmer and was eventually entrusted with important positions by theShogun.