Rape of Nanking

The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

by | Publisher: Basic Books
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In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered--a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasak ...Continua
Ha scritto il 11/07/12
Anyone who is interested in Japanese and Chinese contemporary history should read this book about what happened in Nanking during the Japanese occupation. The murders of soldiers and civilians, together with massive rape of Chinese women of all ages...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/11/10
I am one of the billions who didn't know about this gruesome page of history. The book of Chang takes the reader by hand and allows one to go on through pages of facts that push you to wonder about the true way of thinking and acting of mankind. Wort...Continua
Charles McCain
Ha scritto il 22/10/10
The Rape of Nanking
One of the worst and most infamous atrocities is known as the Rape of Nanking, the full horror of which came to the attention of the United States and the English speaking world in one of the most shocking and disturbing books I have personally ever...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/10/10

Very informative and not a easy read. Truth is alway hard to digest. I always knew the cruelty expressed by Japanese during the war but to read the gruesome details bring another dimension of the suffering of the Chinese people.

Ha scritto il 12/06/08
Iris Chang committed suicide in 2004 after long tormented and threatened by the Japanese right wings. Obstructed by local influences, the Japanese version of The Rape of Nanking still remains unpublished. Amidst conformity and ignorance, Miss Chang...Continua

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