Eyewitnesses to Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Eyewitnesses to Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing

American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing, 1st Edition

By Zhang Kaiyuan, Donald MacInnis

Routledge

320 pages

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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 Divinit; 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 ther on the scene, refusing to leave, and doing everything in their power to save the Chinese victims of this appalling atrocity.

Table of Contents

Preface by Donald I. MacInnis Introduction: Historical Background Documentation of American Missionaries: M. S. Bates G. A. Fitch Ernest H. Forster John Magee James H. McCallum W. Plumer Mills Lewis S. C. Smythe Albert N. Steward Minnie Vautrin Robert O. Wilson Appendix: Chronology Appendix: Report of the Nanking International Relief Committee

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS003000
HISTORY / Asia / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General