Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes In World War Ii, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Hidden Horrors

Japanese War Crimes In World War Ii, 1st Edition

By Yuki Tanaka

Routledge

268 pages

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Description

This book documents the previously hidden Japanese atrocities in World War ll, including cannibalism; the slaughter and starvation of prisoners of war; the rape, enforced prostitution, and murder of noncombatants; and biological warfare experiments.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Sandakan POW Camp and the Geneva Convention 2. The Sandakan Death Marches and the Elimination of POWs 3. Rape and War: The Japanese. Experience 4. Judge Webb and Japanese Cannibalism 5. Japanese Biological Warfare Plans and Experiments on POWs 6. Massacre of Civilians at Kavieng 7. Conclusion: Understanding Japanese Brutality in the Asia-Pacific War

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies