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Author Honda, Katsuichi, 1933-

Title The Nanjing massacre : a Japanese journalist confronts Japan's national shame / Honda Katsuichi ; edited by Frank Gibney ; translated by Karen Sandness
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1999


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 367 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editors Introduction; Translators Note; Authors Preface to U.S. Edition; 1. "One Million Japanese Troops Land North of Hangzhou Bay"; 2. "More of Our Troops Land at Shanghai"; 3. "The City of Suzhou Has Finally Fallen"; 4. "The Imperial Army Occupies Wuxi"; 5. "The Rising Sun Flag Over the City Walls of Changzhou"; 6. "Seizing Jurong, We Charge Onward"; 7. "Zhenjiang Occupied"; 8. "The Contest to Cut Down a Hundred Goes Over the Top"; 9. "The Imperial Forces Make an All-Out Charge on Nanjing."
10. "A War of Annihilation Unfolds"11. "Nanjing, Where Peace Has Been Restored"; Afterword to the Original Edition; Afterword to the Original Paperback Edition; Commentary; Appendix; Editor's Note; Excerpt from Chugoku no Tabi; Excerpt from Chapter 4 of Nankin Daigyakusatsu: "Hot Pursuit of the Defeated Enemy at Jiaxing"; Excerpt from Chapter 8 of Nankin Daigyakusatsu: "A Mad Rush into the City of Huzhou"; Excerpts from Chapter 9 of Nankin Daigyakusatsu: "We've Taken Changxing ... and Guangde ... and Wuhu."
Summary This book is based on four visits to China between 1971 and 1989 by Honda Katsuichi, an investigative journalist for Asahi Shimbun. His aim is to show in pitiless detail the horrors of the Japanese Army's seizure and capture of Nanjing in December 1937. Unvarnished accounts of the testimony - Chinese victims and Japanese perpetrators - to the rape and slaughter are juxtaposed with public relations announcements of the Japanese Army as printed in various Japanese newspapers of the time. The bland announcements of triumphant victories stand in bitter contrast to the atrocities that actually took
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Atrocities.
Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937.
HISTORY -- Asia -- China.
Guerre sino-japonaise (1937-1945) -- Atrocités.
Atrocités -- Chine -- Nankin.
SUBJECT Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History
Subject China -- Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Nankin (Chine) -- Histoire.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Gibney, Frank, 1924-2006.
LC no. 98040563
ISBN 9781317455660
Other Titles Nankin e no michi. English