Eyewitness Accounts of the Nanjing Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Eyewitness Accounts of the Nanjing Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities

American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities, 1st Edition

By Zhang Kaiyuan, Donald MacInnis

Routledge

300 pages

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Hardback: 9780765606846
pub: 2000-09-30
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The infamous Nanjing Massacre of 1937, in which the Japanese Imperial Army raped and slaughtered countless Chinese citizens on the eve of World War II, has been described in well-publicized books from various Chinese, Japanese and German perspectives. But this collection of first-hand testimony from the archives of the Yale Divinity School Library may be the most powerful record of all. Here are eyewitness accounts by a remarkable group of nine men and one woman -- dedicated, compassionate, well-educated, articulate, and devout missionaries who were there on the scene, refusing to leave, and doing everything in their power to save the Chinese victims of this appalling atrocity.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027100
HISTORY / Military / World War II
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General