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The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan’s National Shame

BY HONDA KATSUICHI EDITED BY FRANK GIBNEY, TRANSLATED BY KAREN SANDNESS ARMONK: M. E. SHARPE, 1999 367 PAGES, ISBN 0765603357, PAPERBACK Honda Katsuichi’s Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan’s National Shame is not light reading nor for the faint of heart. It is a searing but even account of the systematic butchery of between 150,000 to 300,000 Chinese villagers and unarmed soldiers by an invading Japanese Imperial Army that had been instructed to live off the land and...