Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes In World War II

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Westview Press, 1997 - History - 304 pages
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This book documents for the first time previously hidden Japanese atrocities in World War II, including cannibalism; the slaughter and starvation of prisoners of war; the rape, enforced prostitution, and murder of noncombatants; and biological warfare experiments.The author describes how desperate Japanese soldiers consumed the flesh of their own comrades killed in fighting as well as that of Australians, Pakistanis, and Indians. Another chapter traces the fate of 65 shipwrecked Australian nurses and British soldiers who were shot or stabbed to death by Japanese soldiers. Thirty-two other nurses, who landed on another island, were captured and sent to Sumatra to become ?comfort womenOCO?prostitutes for Japanese soldiers. Tanaka recounts how thousands of Australian and British POWs died in the infamous Sandakan camp in the Borneo jungle in 1945. Those who survived were forced to endure a tortuous 160-mile march on which anyone who dropped out of line was immediately shot. Only six escapees lived to tell the tale.Based on exhaustive research in previously closed archives, this book represents a landmark analysis of Japanese war crimes. The author explores individual atrocities in their broader social, psychological, and institutional milieu and places Japanese behavior during the war in the broader context of the dehumanization of men at war?without denying individual and national responsibility."
 

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Political theorist, and author of a best-selling cookbook, began life as a mercenary soldier and ended it as the head of the Vatican Library.
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Uses previously unavailable archives to document Japanese atrocities, and sets these in context with atrocities committed by other nations in World War II
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Contents

The Sandakan POW Camp and the Geneva Convention
11
The Sandakan Death Marches and the Elimination
45
The Second Death March
52
The Elimination and Crucifixion of POWs
59
Responsibility for Maltreatment and Massacre of POWs
67
The Psychology of Cruelty
74
Judge Webb and Japanese Cannibalism
111
Japanese Biological Warfare Plans and Experiments
135
POWs in Rabaul and Medical Experiments
145
Australian Responses to Experiments on POWs
157
Massacre of Civilians at Kavieng
167
Understanding Japanese Brutality
197
The Corruption of Bushido
211
Notes
217
About the Book and Author
251
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Page 16 - Work done for the state is paid at the rates in force for work of a similar kind done by soldiers of the national army, or, if there are none in force, at a rate according to the work executed.
Page 94 - He threw himself on top of me, pinning me down under his heavy body. I tried to fight him off. I kicked him, I scratched him but he was too strong. The tears were streaming down my face as he raped me. It seemed as if he would never stop. I can find no words to describe this most inhuman and brutal rape. To me, it was worse than dying. My whole body was shaking.
Page 78 - War is ugly, horrible, evil and it is reasonable for men to hate all that. But I believe that most men who have been to war would have to admit, if they are honest, that somewhere inside themselves they loved it, too, loved it as much as anything that has happened to them before or since.
Page 94 - I can't remember exactly how long we were kept in the Semarang brothel, but it was at least three months. I don't think I could have carried on any longer. During that time the Japanese had abused, me and humiliated me, They had ruined my young life. They had stripped me of everything, my self-esteem, my dignity, my freedom, my possessions, my family.34 Javanese women from this area were also forced into prostitution.
Page 80 - Never have I heard or read of such brutality. Rape! Rape! Rape! We estimate at least 1,000 cases a night, and many by day. In case of resistance . . . there is a bayonet stab or a bullet.
Page 77 - As anyone who has fired a bazooka or an M-60 machine gun knows, there is something to that power in your finger, the soft, seductive touch of the trigger. It's like the magic sword, a grunt's Excalibur: all you do is move that finger so imperceptibly, just a wish flashing across your mind like a shadow, not even a full brain synapse, and poof! in a blast of sound and energy and light a truck or a house or even people disappear, everything flying and settling back into dust.
Page 93 - Sitting crouched up under the table, I saw the boots almost touching me. Then I was dragged out. A large, repulsive, fat, bald-headed Jap stood in front of me, looking down at me, grinning at me. I kicked him in the shins. He just stood there, laughing. He pulled me roughly by the arm.
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Page 80 - Shao after which he was released and given the slip showing he had done work. On his way home while on Kiukiang Road he was shot twice from behind without any apparent reason by another Japanese soldier or soldiers. He is now in the University Hospital where he may be interviewed.
Page 93 - At last, a woman,' I thought. A woman would understand and help us, surely.' But the woman showed no pity either. In the meantime, the whole house was being geared up to function as a brothel. Opening night arrived. We were all terrified and we huddled together in the dining room. We were all virgins and none of us knew anything about sex. We were all so innocent and we tried to find out from each other what to expect and what was going to happen to us. As we sat there waiting, fear had completely...

About the author (1997)

Yuki Tanaka is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Australian National University.

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