The Rape of Nanking

The Rape of Nanking

Japanese Atrocities in Asia = Nanjing Da Tu Sha : Riben Zai Ya Zhou Fan Xia De Tao Tian Zui Xing

DVD - 2005
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The movie begins with a brief historical overview of ancient China and Nanking, and then Japan and the sun-cult of Shinto, at the beginning of the 20th Century. The second third of the film depicts the Japanese invasion of China, Shanghai, and then the invasion of Nanking, and in the final third, the Rape of Nanking. Includes photographs and film-footage never before seen in America--pictures taken by the Japanese and which are so horrible that it staggers the imagination.--Rapeofnanking.info website.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BrainMind.com, [2005]
Edition: MandarinChinese & English ed.
ISBN: 9780974975580
0974975583
Branch Call Number: DVD 951.042 Rape 21-DAY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (77 min.) :,sd., b&w, col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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Courier2003
Aug 31, 2014

I GAVE THIS A POOR RATING ONLY BECAUSE OF THE BRUTAL
RAPE AND MURDER OF THE CHINESE BY THE JAPS. THEY WANTED TO KILL TORTURE, RAPE AND MURDER EVERY CHINESE. I HAD NO IDEA THE JAPS WERE WORSE THAN THE NAZIS. I DID NOT TRY AND WATCH SIDE 2 IF THERE WAS ONE. I KEPT HOPING IT WOULD END. THE JAPS WANTED TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD WITH THE NAZIS. HIROHITO SHOULD HAVE BEEM IMPRISONED FOR LIFE. HE WAS NO GOD. NO MENTION OF TOJO A GENERAL.

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AQUILEA777
May 14, 2014

Makes Auschwitz seem mild by comparison. Victims were gang-raped, mutilated slowly with bayonets, or burned alive. 200,000 Chinese civilians were saved by resident Nazi John Rabe. 20 million perished.

The film says Japanese leaders encouraged sadism. It blames Emperor Hirohito and his family, who directed the War, ordered poison gas, condoned atrocities, but were never punished. Americans contrived to whitewash them in return for post-War cooperation. Hirohito reigned until 1989, and was honored by US presidents.

The film relies on the "Tanaka Memorial" plan for Japanese world-conquest, which was probably a forgery.

Viewed in perspective, Japanese expansionists were no more ambitious than Polk and other US leaders past and present, now with countless military bases worldwide. Unlike us, Hirohito refused to build atom bombs as too horrific.

In Japan today, criticism of the nation is still suppressed -- as is criticism of America here. We have a similar self-venerating ideology. Our nation has always stood for freedom, though it was founded on slavery. We recoil from genocide, after wiping out the native inhabitants. We condemn massacres and atrocities, after killing and mutilating millions of Filipinos, Vietnamese, Iraqis, and others who had not attacked us. We oppose nuclear proliferation, while maintaining an arsenal sufficient to wreck civilization. We have atom-bombed cities; no one else has used nuclear weapons at all.

These facts should not be forgotten when we judge the Japanese. Our own contradictions are just as unreasonable as the popular Japanese belief that Hirohito presided over the War but was not responsible for it.

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