Saturday, December 13, 2008

The Rape of Nanking, China

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted

1937 The Battle of Nanjing concluded with the victory of the Imperial Japanese Army and the fall of the city, leading immediately to the Nanjing Massacre of Chinese people which lasted until February the following year.

Various credible Western and Eastern sources put the death toll of 'the Rape of Nanking' at about 300,000. The number cited in the popular book The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang is 260,000 - 350,000 ...

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