The Rape of Nanking Lib/E: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II (Compact Disc)

The Rape of Nanking Lib/E: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II By Iris Chang, Anna Fields (Read by) Cover Image
By Iris Chang, Anna Fields (Read by)
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In December 1937, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred in the capital of China. The Japanese army swept into Nanking and not only looted and burned the defenseless city but systematically raped, tortured, and murdered half of the city's remaining population, some 300,000 Chinese civilians. Amazingly, the account of this atrocity was denied by the Japanese government.

The Rape of Nanking tells the story from three perspectives: that of the Japanese soldiers who performed it, that of the Chinese civilians who endured it, and finally, that of a group of Europeans and Americans who refused to abandon the city and were able to create a safety zone that saved almost 300,000 Chinese. Among these was John Rabe, the tireless German leader of the rescue effort, whom Iris Chang called the "Oskar Schindler of China."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780786180936
ISBN-10: 0786180935
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: August 1st, 2005
Language: English

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