Eyewitnesses to Massacre

Eyewitnesses to Massacre

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The infamous Nanjing Massacre of 1937, in which the Japanese Imperial Army raped and slaughtered countless Chinese citizens on the eve of World War II, has been described in well-publicized books from various Chinese, Japanese and German perspectives. But this collection of first-hand testimony from the archives of the Yale Divinity School Library may be the most powerful record of all. Here are eyewitness accounts by a remarkable group of nine men and one woman -- dedicated, compassionate, well-educated, articulate, and devout missionaries who were there on the scene, refusing to leave, and doing everything in their power to save the Chinese victims of this appalling atrocity.American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing Kaiyuan Zhang ... Our servants have not been molested so far, I am glad to say. ... I hope this will find all of you well. John Magee and I are both fine, and are breathing deeper now that the days are growing longer and the sun is shining brighter and anbsp;...

Title:Eyewitnesses to Massacre
Author:Kaiyuan Zhang
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe - 2001


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