Nanking Massacre Research Paper

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One of the most horrible events of the Japanese occupation of China was the Nanking Massacre. The Nanking Massacre also known as The Rape of Nanking, occurred over six weeks starting December 13, 1937. During this period, soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army murdered many Chinese civilians and disarmed combatants. An estimated of 50,000-300,000 were killed, and over 20,000 women were gang-raped in front of their families, these women were often killed immediately after being raped. The Japanese also forced families to commit incestous acts. Sons were forced to rape their mothers, fathers were forced to rape their daughters, monks who declared a life of celibacy were also forced to rape women. In addition, the streets were filled with rotting

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