Japan Quiz #3Bad Blood of War (18:04)Post-War Economic Miracle (12:08)Bad Blood●Horrific depths of aggression the Japanese went through this time period. Korea●1895 Japan invades Korea. ○Take over Korean Peninsula ○Strip away Korea and Manchuria from China. ●1895-1945 (end of WWII): Korea is in essence a slave state. ○Korean population is put to work in Coal, Salt, Steal minds to fund Japanese military advancements. ○Taking over Korean textbooks, history books, forcing them to change their names.●1900 Japan helps suppress Chinese Boxer Rebellion. ●1937 Japan if fully equipt to take over china in its entirety.○Absolutely horrific for the chinese. ○1937 Rape of Nanking. ■10-20 thousands Japanese army came and took over- kill everyone. ■6 week campaign of death destruction, looting, raping. ■200,000-250,000 civilians killed in this period. ■To this day the Chinese ●Japanese war crimes: ○Forced labor○Random killings ○Civilian targeting○Biohazardous destruction■Poisoning water supply to see how long it would take to kill everyone. ■Bomber airplanes with Plague and TB infected Rats to see how fast the disease would be transmitted. ●By the end of this period: ○Conservatively 20 million Chinese casualties. ○$300 billion damages. ○(Chinese claim to have 35 million casualties and 400 million in damages) ■In context: Nazis killed 6 million..compared to 20-35 million dead chinesedead.
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- Spring '08
- World War II, japan, Empire of Japan, Japan war reparations