Japan #3 Bad Blood of War Have to understand the depths the military went to in imperializing to understand the bad blood of today’s world Korea o 1895 Japan invades Korea in Sino Japanese War o 1895-1945 Korea is a slave state of Japan Put to work in the salt mine, coal mine, steel mill Supply the Japanese war machine Crushing Korean culture making people take Japanese names China o 1900 japan helps suppress Boxer Rebellion o 1937-1945 Japan invades and occupies china They have not forgotten this 1937 Rape of Nanking Japan rolled in and took over then had to control millions 23-30 thousand people controlled them and killed anyone who challenged them and beheaded them. Lined up blocks of men and raped and pillaged 200-250 thousand Chinese civilians died o War crimes of all imagination Poison the water supply to see how fast it killed them Dropped plague infested rats to see how fast the disease would spread 20 million people died at the hands of Japan 300 Billion in damages China says 400 Billion damages and 35 million dead mostly civilians Nazi’s killed 6 million and caused other deaths due to war China had it way worse and we don’t cover it in the text books because we are more worried about white people S.E. Asia o Opened their doors to Japan because of a lie and became worse imperial masters o The animosity is still active and has been passed down to younger generations who still have a low opinion or outright hate Japan o White Wash – Textbooks in Japan totally skip this imperial stuff and WWII Gloss this over or white wash it entirely This infuriates Chinese and Korean people
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- Fall '08
- World War II, Republic of China, Shows