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Unformatted text preview: nds were led away and mass- executed in an excava*on known as the "Ten- Thousand- Corpse Ditch", a trench measuring about 300 meters long and 5 meters wide. Since records were not kept, es*mates regarding the number of vic*ms buried in the ditch range from 4,000 to 20,000. This differed from the other genocides because it wasn’t exactly by defini*on a genocide. This was more of a mass execu*on without desire of extermina*on of a single race. Through an imperialist movement the Japanese were trying to gain territory and the Chinese stood in the way. The Japanese responded through rape and violence. Japan did not succeed in comple*ng the imperialist movement. Eventually Japan issued an apology for the massacre and some of its military officials were hung for their ac*ons. (Module 7, Reilly 72) One...
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