Take over Korean Peninsula, Manchuria and Taiwan a. Population forced to work in coal/salt mines, steel mills a) Korean books are destroyed i. Koreans must assume Japanese names ii. Crushes Korean culture b) Korea is in essence a slave state b. 1895 - Japan invades Korea - Sino-Japanese War 1) Bad Blood in Korea i. 1900 - Japan suppresses the Boxer Rebellion 1) 1937 - 1945: Japan invades and occupies China 2) Observed every year in Japan a. Japan invades with around 30-40,000 troops b. Death, destruction, looting, pillaging, raping a) Killed entire blocks of civilians b) 200-250,000 civilians are murdered c) Over a 6 week period: c. 1937 - Rape of Nanking 3) Japanese poisoning water supply i. Japanese dropping bombers full of plague infected rats on cities ii. Forced Labor, Random killing, Civilian targeting, Chemical and Biological warfare 4) These deaths were mostly civilians 1) China says 35 million dead and $400 billion in damages i. In comparison the Nazis killed 6 million in the holocaust ii. Estimated 20 million dead and $300 billion in damages 5) Bad Blood in China ii. Whitewash or gloss over imperial period i.
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