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1st Edition

Hidden Horrors
Japanese War Crimes In World War Ii

ISBN 9780367160029
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book 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

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