. But is it a veil to mask his more sinister passions? When bad memories surface and deeds long forgotten come to light, Luke's obsession will shake their family to its core.
The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War IIBasic Books #ad - The japanese army swept into the ancient city of nanking what was then the capital of China, tortured, 000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, more than 300, and within weeks, and murdered. 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.
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, iris chang, that of the chinese, which saved almost 300, and that of a group of Westerners who refused to abandon the city and created a safety zone, tells this history from three perspectives: that of the Japanese soldiers, whose own grandparents barely escaped the massacre, 000 Chinese.
The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II #ad - Chang vividly, records what happened, methodically, piecing together the abundant eyewitness reports into an undeniable tapestry of horror. Adam hochschild, Salon.
Unit 731: Japans Secret of Secrets#ad - The things a human being should never do, and those that set free the ones who did.
Unit 731: TestimonyTuttle Publishing #ad - 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. 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.
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. 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.
Unit 731: Testimony #ad - . 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. 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.
Far from front lines and prying eyes, Japanese doctors and their assistants subjected human guinea pigs to gruesome medical experiments. This is a riveting and disturbing account of the medical atrocities performed in and around Japan during WWII.