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    Rape of Nanking: Disaster for Power

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    three hundred thousand men and women were either killed or raped in Nanking, China. ( Katsuichi 3). After not surrendering, the Japanese attacked various parts of China in 1937, where they then decided to go to the back then capital Nanking, or Nanjing. “Japanese soldiers swept into the city [...] the next two months [...] murder, rape and killing” ( Nanking Massacre Encyclopedia Gale). The Japanese army made an assault on the Nanking walls from multiple directions. The streets were filled with bodies

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    Rape of Nanking

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    The rape of Nanking occurred during World War II by the Japanese onto Chinese civilians. Nanking was a newly established capital in the Republic of China that was a part of the plan of attack for the Japanese to assert its power in Asia. While the Chinese had them outnumbered greatly, the Japanese utilized the power of deception in order to make their way into the city of Nanking. For example, the soldiers would promise the Chinese fair treatment if they were to stop resisting the invasion. This

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    The Rape of Nanking

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    city of Nanking, was one of the most atrocious events in history. This event has been named both the Nanking Massacre and the Rape of Nanking. The torturous, violent techniques used by the Japanese army upon Chinese civilians and soldiers including dehumanizing them, addicting them to drugs, and other perverse and violent acts, are some of the most grosteque methods ever recorded that could only be thought of by sadistic Japanese soldiers. The events committed by the Japanese army in Nanking, are equally

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    The Rape of Nanking

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    Nikolina Jovanovic Global Lit Accel Dudek April 4, 2014 Rape of Nanking In late 1937, the Japanese army brutally murdered and assaulted civilians in Nanking, China over a period of six weeks. This event in history was one of the most horrendous and also an event that is rarely talked about or taught in school. This part of history was known as the Second Sino- Japanese war. The Japanese had a contempt for the Chinese people, thinking that they were the lowest race on the planet. China had a benefit

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    The Rape of Nanking

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    Throughout The Rape of Nanking, the brutal massacre of thousands of innocent Chinese citizens is brought forth through the invasion of this ancient city taken over by the Imperial Japanese army. Iris Chang illustrates the graphic details of the murder and rape of these victims through the perspectives of different sides of the attack. Chang; furthermore, ties in the mass genocide and destruction displayed throughout the book with the example of the Japanese government’s desperate attempt to cover

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    Rape Of Nanking

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    generations to come, will have a window into the past. Nevertheless, it seems as if some events are highlighted and glorified, pushing others under the rug, to be forgotten, as the times change. The Rape of Nanking is one such occurrence. Though mentioned in textbooks and classes, the Rape of Nanking is skimmed over and dismissed, leaving those interested, with an incomplete background on the forgotten Holocaust of World War I. Iris Chang’s foray into China in December of 1937, exposes a brutal massacre

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    The Rape Of Nanking

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    The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II The book that I chose to read was The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II by Iris Chang. This book describes the mass murder and large scale depravity by the Japanese army during World War II in China. The Rape of Nanking describes the events that occurred before, during and after the invasion and desecration of the Chinese people and their city. Iris Chang was born in Princeton, New Jersey on March 28, 1968. The

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    window into the past. However, it appears as though a few incidents are outlined and glorified, forcing some others under the rug, to be long forgotten, while the periods of time change. The Rape of Nanking is certainly one such type of situation. Even though discussed in books and courses, the Rape of Nanking is briefly reviewed as well as ignored, making those curious, with an imperfect understanding on the forgotten Holocaust of World War I. Iris Chang’s raid into China in December of 1937, reveals

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    Japan was swept up in the war by Germany, but how wrong was I. "The Rape of Nanking" opened my eyes to how the Japanese thought about other ethnicities and how they felt that they were superior. I learned the treacherous they did to the Chinese people. I thought that some of the things you wrote were exaggerations, but with the pictures you provide, made me realize that it was not exaggerations, but actual events that happened at Nanking. I learned that the Holocaust was not the only horrible event of

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    The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang is a prolific recount of the Japanese invasion and occupation of the City of Nanking in the 1930’s where one of the worst atrocities of the modern day took place. Historical facts stated in the book relate that over 300,000 Chinese people were raped and murdered during this occupation. This book brings to light the psychological impact this had not only on China but across the world. The Rape of Nanking also looks at the mental attitudes of the Japanese soldiers

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