Japan #3 - WEEK 10 JAPAN#3 Bad Blood of War We need to understand the depths that the Japanese military went to during this phase of aggression In Korea

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WEEK 10 JAPAN #3 Bad Blood of War We need to understand the depths that the Japanese military went to during this phase of aggression In Korea o 1895 Japan invades Korean Peninsula and they take it over o 1895 to the end of 1945 (WW2) Korea is in essence a slave state 189They were put to work in the mines and mills all in an effort to prop up the Japanese war rampage The military came in to crush their culture as much as possible Got rid of their textbooks and made them assume Japanese names In China o They lose territory in the 1895 Sino-Japanese war o 1900 Japan helps suppress Chinese Boxer Rebellion o 1937-1945 Japan invades and occupies China in its entirety The launch of this Japanese campaign started with the Rape of Nanking Major city of million in China that was invaded by Japanese army and the army had to control the city of million so they pillaged the place There was a 6 week campaign of rape, torture, killing, pillaging, etc. To this day, the Chinese have this marked on their calendar 200,00 to 250,000 civilians died Japanese war crimes of every imaginable ilk Forced labor Random killings Civilian targeting Chemical and biological warfare against major Chinese cities o Poisoning a towns water supply just to catalog how fast it would kill them o Filled bomber airplanes of plague and TB infected rats and then just dropping them over cities to see how fast the disease would be transmitted At the end of this period, there was probably 20 million casualties (Chinese say it’s closer to 35 million) Maybe even 300 billion dollars’ worth of damages (400 billion) The Nazis killed 6 million Jewish folks
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In Southeast Asia o Less so but still animosity o They opened their doors and were lied to o
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  • Fall '08
  • JDBOYER
  • World War II, japan, People's Republic of China, Empire of Japan, Japanese war crimes

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