Japan Times: Japanese war memorabilia pile up at museums, while online auctions of artifacts remain unregulated

Japan Times: Japanese war memorabilia pile up at museums, while online auctions of artifacts remain unregulated. “More and more people whose relatives lived through World War II are donating inherited personal items to peace memorial museums throughout Japan. Such artifacts offer a lens through which visitors are afforded view of Japan’s wartime experience. While such insights are invaluable, many museums face challenges, including insufficient storage space and staff, in accepting the donations.”