Unit 731: Japan's secret biological warfare in World War II

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Free Press, 1989 - History - 303 pages
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Recounts how Japan used prisoners of war to test biological weapons during World War II and explains how Japanese researchers escaped justice at the end of the war

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User Review  - Seth Augenstein - Goodreads

Again, harrowing stuff. Great history writing, too. Read full review

Review: Unit 731: Japan's Secret Biological Warfare In World War II

User Review  - Don - Goodreads

One of the better of the relatively few books on Unit 731. It is flawed by the authors' innocence of bacteriology as a number of the quite unbelievable claims made by US Dr. Murray Sanders remain un-rebutted. Read full review

Contents

A Discovery
3
Higher Forms of Killing
5
Experiments in Manchuria
13
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Peter Williams is former Professor and Dean of Music at the University of Edinburgh and is emeritus Arts and Science Professor of Music at Duke University. His books include A New History of the Organ (1980), The Organ Music of J S Bach (3 vols, Cambridge,1981-1984), Bach, Handel, Scarlatti 1685-1985 (Cambridge, 1985), and Bach: The Goldbert Variations (Cambridge, 2001).