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Eyewitnesses to Massacre : American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing (An East Gate Book)
by Kai-Yuan Chang (Editor), et al
(Hardcover - March 2001)

Documents on the Rape of Nanking (Ann Arbor Paperbacks)
by Timothy Brook (Editor)
Paperback: 288 pages
University of Michigan Press; ISBN: 0472086626; (January 2000)

Factories of Death : Japanese Biological Warfare 1932-45 and the American Cover-Up
by Sheldon H. Harris
The result of 10 years of research, this book is the most important and authoritative in the field. A classic. Db.
Paperback: Routledge; ISBN: 0415132061; (September 1995)
The Comfort Women : Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War
by George L. Hicks
Paperback - 303 pages Reprint edition (October 1997)
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393316947

Comfort Women : Sexual Slavery in the Japanese Military During World War II
by Yoshiaki Yoshimi, Suzanne O'Brien (Translator)
Usually ships promptly.
Hardcover - 240 pages 0 edition (January 15, 2001)
Columbia Univ Pr; ISBN: 023112032X

The Rape of Nanking : The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
Iris Chang, Foreword by William C. Kirby
China has endured much hardship in its history, as Iris Chang shows in her ably researched The Rape of Nanking, a book that recounts the horrible events in that eastern Chinese city under Japanese occupation in the late 1930s. Nanking, she writes, served as a kind of laboratory in which Japanese soldiers were taught to slaughter unarmed, unresisting civilians, as they would later do throughout Asia. Likening their victims to insects and animals, the Japanese commanders orchestrated a campaign in which several hundred thousand--no one is sure just how many--Chinese soldiers and noncombatants alike were killed. Chang turns up an unlikely hero in German businessman John Rabe, a devoted member of the Nazi party who importuned Adolf Hitler to intervene and stop the slaughter, and who personally saved the lives of countless residents of Nanking. She also suggests that the Japanese government pay reparations and apologize for its army's horrific acts of 60 years ago. Amazon.com
Paperback - 290 pages (November 1998)
Penguin USA
(Paper); ISBN: 0140277447
The Good Man of Nanking : The Diaries of John Rabe
John Rabe, et al
Like Oskar Schindler of Schindler's List, John Rabe was an enterprising and fundamentally decent German businessman caught up in war. Head of the Nanjing branch of Siemens, the German electronics firm, he had lived and worked in China for almost 30 years. Rather than flee from the threatened city, he stayed to organize a safety zone as refuge of last resort for Chinese civilians. The Good Man of Nanking is his firsthand description of the terrible events and his ultimate success in saving perhaps a quarter of a million lives. The diary format provides a forum for the extraordinary power and immediacy of John Rabe's words, including his gallows humor, placing the reader there in Nanking as the bombs explode and the Japanese soldiers begin their massacres. Rabe's trials were not over when he returned to wartime Germany; diary entries that he wrote during the occupation of Berlin by the Soviet army form a fascinating coda to this book. --John Stevenson, Amazon.com
Paperback - 320 pages (March 14, 2000)
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0375701974
American Goddess at the Rape of Nanking : The Courage of Minnie Vautrin
Hua-Ling Hu 
Hardcover / Published 2000

Hidden Horrors : Japanese War Crimes in World War II 
(Transitions--Asia and Asian America)
by Yuki Tanaka 
HIDDEN HORRORS reveals for the first time Japanese atrocities during World War II, including cannibalism; the slaughter and starvation of POWs; and the rape, enforced prostitution, and murder of noncombatants.
"As sobering and thought-provoking a book as one could read on the subject". - THE JAPAN TIMES.
Paperback - 296 pages (January 1998)
Westview Pr (Trd Pap); ISBN: 0813327180
The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography
Joshua A. Fogel (Editor)
Hardcover / Published 2000

Unit 731 Testimony
by Hal Gold
Paperback (March 1996)
Charles E Tuttle Co; ISBN: 4900737399

Judgment at Tokyo : The Japanese War Crimes Trials
by Timothy P. Maga
(Hardcover - February 2001)

Ships from Hell : Japanese War Crimes on the High Seas
by Raymond Lamont-Brown
(Hardcover - May 2002)

Japanese War Crimes
by Peter Li (Editor)
(Paperback - April 2002)

Sugamo Prison, Tokyo : An Account of the Trial and Sentencing of Japanese War Criminals in 1948, by a U.S. Participant
by John L. Ginn
(Hardcover - November 1992)
ASIN/0899507395
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The Knights of Bushido : A Short History of Japanese War Crimes
by Lord Russell
(Hardcover - July 2002)

The Japanese on Trial : Allied War Crimes Operations in the East, 1945-1951
by Philip R. Piccigallo (Hardcover - February 1980)
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Lest We Forget : Nanjing Massacre, 1937
Xu Zhigeng
Mass Market Paperback: 308 pages
Chinese Literature Press; ISBN: 7507103021
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True Stories of the Korean Comfort Women (Cassell Global Issues Series)
by Keith Howard (Editor), Korean Council for Women Drafted for Military sex
Paperback - 224 pages (March 1996)
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 030433264X
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