Aftermath of World War II - Wikipedia
Liberty ship - Revolution to World War II to today
The reverses depict the Ukrainian arms. Thecoin is Proof-like..
As many as 10 Million Ukrainians lost their lives during World WarII. Ukraine keeps their memory alive with commemorativecoins.
World War II Coins and Currency
Ukraine suffered greatly during World War II, both under Stalin andHitler. An estimated 10 Million citizens died during thewar. Monuments were constructed in cities that sufferedduring the war.
and the post-World War II boom.
Inorder tofinance their activities fighting the Japanese during World War IIvarious guerrilla bands in the Philippines issued their own currency.
The automotive industry in World War II
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.
World War II Records | National Archives
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.