Unit 731: Laboratory of the Devil, Auschwitz of the East Japanese Biological Warfare in China 1933-45

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Fonthill Media #ad - This book exposes unit 731 as being the largest bacterial warfare force in the history of the Second World War. Manufacture and the use of biological weapons, the entire process of preparation and implementation of germ warfare, with the reflection on war and human nature, medical and ethical issues, is given by the testimony of the veterans of Unit 731.

This evidence is provided by the surviving Chinese labourers and the families of the victims. The book focuses on five aspects: first, the biological combats, the war damage and the postwar effects of biological war by Unit 731 brought to China and other Asian countries; thirdly, the inhuman medical crimes of Unit 731 weapons, and human experiments; secondly, the survey and cover-up at the Khabarovsk War Crime Trials; fourthly the protection status of the site with development status of the exhibition and international exchanges of the Unit 731 Museum; fifthly and finally, there is a separate chapter discussing Japanese chemical warfare.

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Unit 731: The Forgotten Asian Auschwitz

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Pacific Atrocities Education #ad - Unit 731: the forgotten asian auschwitz written by Derek Pua, unearths the forgotten history of the Asian Auschwitz. Shiro isshi and his staff were able to trade the information obtained from their experiments with the Americans in return for immunity in the Tokyo Trials. In this edition, survivor testimonies, we expanded on the background info of Unit 731, and the findings of the remains of Unit 731.

Unit 731: the forgotten asian Holocaust by Derek Pua, is not for the faint of heart. Under the leadership of Dr. These prisoners were often subject to excruciating vivisections without the use of anesthesia to observe the real-time effects of these deadly diseases. It is, however, for anyone wanting to more clearly understand the extent of Imperial Japanese war crimes.

In a bid to develop its germ warfare capability, cholera, the government of Imperial Japan resorted to incredibly deprived and inhumane methods of experimentation, like infecting prisoners with virulent strains of anthrax, plague, and other diseases. This brief, dispassionate, an organization that employed thousands of Japanese scientists who conducted nightmarish experiments on an untold number of human guinea pigs, and factual book outlines the creation and development of Unit 731, all in the name of medical research.

Unit 731: The Forgotten Asian Auschwitz #ad - Perhaps the most shocking development after the war was that the perpetrators of this heinous crime against humanity have largely escaped persecution unlike their Nazi counterparts in Europe. Much of the atrocities committed by the japanese imperial Army during World War 2 are now known to most historians, but by far, the most despicable and forgotten act against humanity committed by the Imperial Japanese government was its covert biochemical weapons program.

Even if one cannot stomach the details included in unit 731: The Forgotten Asian Holocaust, a basic knowledge of these atrocities should be more widely known, if only in the hope that history will never repeat itself in this horrific manner.

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The Devil's Doctors: Japanese Human Experiments on Allied Prisoners of War

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Pen & Sword Military #ad - The experiences of british, australian and American POWs on the Burma Railway, in the mines of Formosa and in camps across the Far East, were bad enough. Perhaps equally shocking is the documentary evidence of british Government use of the results of these experiments at Porton Down in the Cold War era in concert with the US who had captured Unit 731 scientists and protected them from war crime prosecution in return for their cooperation.

The brutal japanese treatment of Allied POWs in WW2 has been well documented. The authors in-depth research revealed that, not surprisingly, archives have been combed of much incriminating material but enough remains to paint a thoroughly disturbing story. But the mistreatment of those used as guinea pigs in medical experiments was in a different league.

The Devil's Doctors: Japanese Human Experiments on Allied Prisoners of War #ad - The author reveals distressing evidence of unit 731 experiments involving US prisoners and the use of British as control groups in Northern China, Hainau Island, New Guinea and in Japan. These resulted in loss of life and extreme suffering.

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The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II

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Basic Books #ad - The japanese army swept into the ancient city of nanking what was then the capital of China, 000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, more than 300, and within weeks, and murdered. Drawing on extensive interviews with survivors and documents brought to light for the first time, Iris Chang's classic book is the definitive history of this horrifying episode.

In this seminal work, whose own grandparents barely escaped the massacre, that of the Chinese, which saved almost 300, tells this history from three perspectives: that of the Japanese soldiers, and that of a group of Westerners who refused to abandon the city and created a safety zone, Iris Chang, 000 Chinese.

The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II #ad - The new york times bestselling account of one of history's most brutal -- and forgotten -- massacres, when the Japanese army destroyed China's capital city on the eve of World War II In December 1937, one of the most horrific atrocities in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. Chang vividly, records what happened, methodically, piecing together the abundant eyewitness reports into an undeniable tapestry of horror.

Adam hochschild, Salon.

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Japanese War Crimes

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Routledge #ad - But that was not the first such urging of legal and moral responsibility for war crimes. In "it's never too late to seek justice, " the issues of reconciliation, accountability, and Emperor Hirohito's responsibility for war crimes are explored. The psychological and physical wounds suffered by victims, their families, and relations remain unhealed after more than half a century, and the issue is now pressing.

Psychological responses" discusses the socio-psychological affects of the Nanjing Massacre and Japanese vivisection on Chinese subjects. The american pow experience remembered" includes a moving account of the Bataan Death March by an American ex-soldier. While the nazi german regime has been prototypical, the actions of the Japanese military regime have been receiving increasing prominence and attention.

Indeed, peter li's volume examines the phenomenon of denial as well as the deeds of destruction. Certainly one of the most troublesome unresolved problems facing many Asian and Western countries after the Asia Pacific war 1931u1945 is the question of the atrocities committed by the Japanese Imperial Army throughout Asia and the Japanese government's repeated attempts to whitewash their wartime responsibilities.

Japanese War Crimes #ad - This collection undertakes the critical task of addressing some of the multifaceted and complex issues of Japanese war crimes and redress. This collection is divided into five themes. Included in this volume are samples of the many presentations given at the International Citizens' Forum on War Crimes and Redress held in Tokyo in Decem.

The way in which japanese war atrocities have been dealt with in the theater and cinema is the focus of "Artistic Responses.

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Censoring History: Perspectives on Nationalism and War in the Twentieth Century Asia and the Pacific

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Routledge #ad - Discussions include japan's comfort women and the Nanjing Massacre; Nazi genocide against the Jews, Catholics and others; Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Gypsies, and the Indochina wars. Considering the great influence textbooks have as interpreters of history, politics and culture to future generations of citizens, it is no surprise that they generate considerable controversy.

The essays address controversies over textbook content around the globe: how and why do specific representations of war evolve? What are the international and national forces affecting how textbook writers, publishers and state censors depict the past? How do these forces differ from country to country? Other comparative essays analyze nationalist and war controversies in German, US and Chinese textbook debates.

Censoring History: Perspectives on Nationalism and War in the Twentieth Century Asia and the Pacific #ad - Focusing largely on textbook treatment of lingering - and sometimes explosive - tensions originating in World War II, "Censoring History" addresses issues of textbook nationalism in historical and comparative perspective.

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Unit 731: Testimony

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Tuttle Publishing #ad - Some of the cruelest deeds of japan's war in Asia did not occur on the battlefield, but in quiet, antiseptic medical wards in obscure parts of the continent. Far from front lines and prying eyes, Japanese doctors and their assistants subjected human guinea pigs to gruesome medical experiments. The second half of the book consists almost entirely of the words of former unit members themselves, taken from remarks they made at a traveling Unit 731 exhibition held around Japan in 1994–95.

By showing how the ethics of normal men and women, this important book offers a window on a time of human madness, and even an entire profession, can be warped by the fire of war, in the hope that such days will never come again. In the first part of unit 731: testimony author hal gold draws upon a painstakingly accumulated reservoir of sources to construct a portrait of the Imperial Japanese Army's most notorious medical unit, giving an overview of its history and detailing its most shocking activities.

Unit 731: Testimony #ad - Unit 731: testimony represents an essential addition to the growing body of literature on the still-unfolding story of one of the most infamous "military" outfits in modern history. These people recount their vivid first–hand memories of what it was like to cut open pregnant women as they lay awake on the vivisection table, inject plague germs into healthy farmers, and carry buckets of fresh blood and organs through corridors to their appropriate destinations.

. This is a riveting and disturbing account of the medical atrocities performed in and around Japan during WWII.

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Doctors From Hell: The Horrific Account of Nazi Experiments on Humans

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#ad - This is the account of 22 men and 1 woman and the torturing and killing by experiment they authorized in the name of scientific research and patriotism. Once a nazi sympathizer tossed bombs into the dining room of the hotel where she lived moments before she arrived for dinner. A chilling story of human depravity and ultimate justice, told for the first time by an eyewitness court reporter for the Nuremberg war crimes trial of Nazi doctors.

This landmark trial resulted in the establishment of guidelines for medical research involving human beings. Doctors from hell includes trial transcripts that have not been easily available to the general public and previously unpublished photographs used as evidence in the trial. The author describes the experience of being in bombed-out, dangerous, post-war Nuremberg, where she lived for two years while working on the trial.

Doctors From Hell: The Horrific Account of Nazi Experiments on Humans #ad - She takes us into the courtroom to hear the dramatic testimony and see the reactions of the defendants to the proceedings.

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Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World--Told from the Inside by the Man Who Ran It

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Delta #ad - For two decades, while a fearful world prepared for nuclear winter, an elite team of Russian bioweaponeers began to till a new killing field: a bleak tract sown with powerful seeds of mass destruction—by doctors who had committed themselves to creating a biological Armageddon. No one knows more about Russia’s astounding experiments with biowarfare than Ken Alibek.

. Read and be amazed.  .  .  . Terrifying revelations. An absorbing account. The new york times book Review   “Remarkable. And in a chilling work of real-world intrigue, where witnesses to errors are silenced forever, Biohazard offers us all a rare glimpse into a shadowy scientific underworld where doctors manufacture mass destruction, and where ground zero is closer than we ever dared believe.

Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World--Told from the Inside by the Man Who Ran It #ad - An important and fascinating look into a terrifying world of which we were blissfully unaware. Robin cook, author of ContagionAnthrax. How moscow’s leading scientists actually reengineered hazardous microbes to make them even more virulent. The startling story behind Russia’s attempt to turn a sample of the AIDS virus into the ultimate bioweapon.

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Hidden Atrocities: Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial A Nancy Bernkopf Tucker and Warren I. Cohen Book on American-East Asian Relations

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Columbia University Press #ad - National-security goals left the victims of Unit 731 without vindication. Guillemin’s vivid account of the cover-up at the Tokyo Trial shows how without guarantees of transparency, power politics can jeopardize international justice, with persistent consequences. Decades later, evidence of the Unit 731 atrocities still troubles relations between China and Japan.

In hidden atrocities, jeanne guillemin goes behind the scenes at the trial to reveal the American obstruction that denied justice to Japan’s victims. Responsibility for japan’s secret germ-warfare program, China, extended to top government leaders and many respected scientists, organized as Unit 731 in Harbin, all of whom escaped indictment.

Instead, motivated by early Cold War tensions, U. S. Ultimately, U. S. Washington decision makers, supported by the american occupation leader, sought to acquire Japan’s biological-warfare expertise to gain an advantage over the Soviet Union, General Douglas MacArthur, suspected of developing both biological and nuclear weapons.

Hidden Atrocities: Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial A Nancy Bernkopf Tucker and Warren I. Cohen Book on American-East Asian Relations #ad - Military intelligence in Tokyo insinuated itself into the Tokyo Trial by blocking prosecution access to key witnesses and then classifying incriminating documents. Yet the tokyo trial failed to prosecute imperial japanese leaders for the worst of war crimes: inhumane medical experimentation, which rivaled Nazi atrocities, anthrax, as well as mass attacks using plague, including vivisection and open-air pathogen and chemical tests, and cholera that killed thousands of Chinese civilians.

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Horror In The East: Japan And The Atrocities Of World War 2

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Da Capo Press #ad - The question is as searing as it is fundamental to the continuing debate over japanese culpability in World War II and the period leading up to it: "How could Japanese soldiers have committed such acts of violence against Allied prisoners of war and Chinese civilians?" During the First World War, the Japanese fought on the side of the Allies and treated German POWs with respect and civility.

Horror in the East examines how this drastic change came about. On the basis of never-before-published interviews with both the victimizers and the victimized, and drawing on never-before-revealed or long-ignored archival records, analyzing a military that believed suicide to be more honorable than surrender, and providing what the Guardian calls "a powerful, Rees discloses the full horror of the war in the Pacific, probing the supposed Japanese belief in their own racial superiority, harrowing account of appalling inhumanity.

Horror In The East: Japan And The Atrocities Of World War 2 #ad - . Impeccably researched. ". In the years that followed, rape, conformity was the norm and the Japanese psyche became one of selfless devotion to country and emperor; soon Japanese soldiers were to engage in mass murder, under Emperor Hirohito, and even cannibalization of their enemies.

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