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Rape of Nanking. It took the Imperial Japanese Army only six weeks to kill 300,000 soldiers and civilians-men, women and children. 20,000 women were raped.

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Chinese beheaded by a Japanese officer - The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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from Literaturesalon's Blog

Remembering the “forgotten Holocaust”: The Rape of Nanking, by Iris Chang

Iris Chang’s book, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of WWII describes one of the most brutal mass murders in world history: the massacre of over 300,000 Chinese men, women and children …

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Iris Chang's 1997 bestseller, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of WWII. She committed suicide in 2004 after suffering depression contributed in part by the huge work she did to record this history. #china #suffering

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from The Times

China angered by Japanese war crimes denial

China angered by Japanese war crimes denial(The Times,feb5,2014) An exhibition in Beijing about the Nanking Massacre.

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from TIME.com

The Nanjing Massacre: Scenes from a Hideous Slaughter 75 Years Ago

A Chinese woman, clutching her child, grieves by the body of her slain husband, Dec. 30, 1937- 75 years ago Japanese troops captured the city of Nanjing, capital of the Chinese republic and went on a 6-week campaign of carnage and slaughter that would be forever remembered as the "Rape of Nanjing." Some death tolls estimate over a quarter of a million people were killed, including civilians. The incident still rankles Sino-Japanese relations.

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