The rape of Nanking : the forgotten holocaust of World War II / Iris Chang

By: Chang, Iris [author]
Material type: TextTextDescription: xi, 290 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 21 cmISBN: 0140277447; 9780140277449; 0465068359; 9780465068357Subject(s): Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937 | Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History | Nanjing Shi (China) -- HistoryGenre/Form: History. DDC classification: 951.04/2 LOC classification: DS796.N2 | C44 1998
Contents:
The path to Nanking -- Six weeks of terror -- The fall of Nanking -- Six weeks of horror -- The Nanking safety zone -- What the world knew-- The occupation of Nanking -- Judgment day -- The fate of the survivors -- The forgotten Holocaust: a second rape
Summary: Relates an account of the 1937 massacre of 250,000 Chinese civilians in Nanking by the invading Japanese military, a carnage for which the Japanese government has never admitted responsibility.Summary: Details the massacre that took place in December 1937 when the Japanese army overthrew the ancient city of Nanking, China, and raped, tortured, and murdered over 300,000 civilians; examining the atrocity from the perspective of the Japanese soldiers, the Chinese civilians, and the Europeans and Americans who created a safety zone for survivorsOther editions: First published as:: Chang, Iris The rape of Nanking : the forgotten holocaust of World War II.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-283) and index

The path to Nanking -- Six weeks of terror -- The fall of Nanking -- Six weeks of horror -- The Nanking safety zone -- What the world knew-- The occupation of Nanking -- Judgment day -- The fate of the survivors -- The forgotten Holocaust: a second rape

Relates an account of the 1937 massacre of 250,000 Chinese civilians in Nanking by the invading Japanese military, a carnage for which the Japanese government has never admitted responsibility.

Details the massacre that took place in December 1937 when the Japanese army overthrew the ancient city of Nanking, China, and raped, tortured, and murdered over 300,000 civilians; examining the atrocity from the perspective of the Japanese soldiers, the Chinese civilians, and the Europeans and Americans who created a safety zone for survivors

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