Nanjing Massacre

A six-week period after Japan’s capture of Nanjing—former capital of the Republic of China—in 1937, during which hundreds of thousands of civilians were murdered and 20,000–80,000 women were raped by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army
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Japan may halt funding for UNESCO over the organization's decision to include documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in the latest listing for its "Memory of the World" program.
Our journey began in Shanghai, a city today of over 24 million people (18 million in 2003), and its surrounding areas, including Suzhou, commonly referred to as the Venice of China and site of the breathtaking Master of the Nets Gardens; and Nanjing, the site of the Memorial to the Nanjing Massacre of 1937.
textbooks or squabbling over the number of people murdered during the Nanjing massacre, Japan should seek to help its own citizens understand and process their country's wartime record.
In February, China's National People's Congress, the country's Communist Party-controlled legislature, made the anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre an official day of remembrance -- along with September 3 to mark the country's victory against Japan in 1945 -- as tensions with Japan over a maritime territorial dispute and rows over history intensified.
When integrated into the Visual History Archive, the Armenian testimonies will join the archive's existing Holocaust, Rwandan Tutsi Genocide and Nanjing Massacre collections.
China consistently reminds its people of Japan's historical brutality, such as the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in which China says Japanese troops killed 300,000 people in the then national capital.
Before and during World War II Japanese forces swept through much of East Asia, where their treatment of both civilian populations in occupied areas and prisoners of war was appalling, with the Nanjing Massacre one of the worst atrocities recorded.
Japanese invaders referred to their Chinese victims during the Nanjing massacre as "chancorro,'' or "subhuman.
From the Nanjing Massacre in the opening months of the war against China to the Rape of Manila in the final stage of the Pacific War, imperial Japan's soldiers left a trail of unspeakable cruelty and rapacity across Asia.
One of the most debated historical issues between China and Japan is the Nanjing Massacre.
A Mission under Duress: The Nanjing Massacre and Post-Massacre Social Conditions Documented by American Diplomats, edited by Suping Lu.
Memorial ceremony held on 75th anniversary of Nanjing massacre