Presentation on theme: "the Massacre in Nanjing"— Presentation transcript:
1the Massacre in Nanjing Japanese Imperialismandthe Massacre in NanjingThe Other HolocaustofWorld War II
2Nanking, the capital of China December 1937Nanking, the capital of ChinaThe Japanese invasion of China immediatelybefore and during World War II lasted from the early 1930's to 1945.
3“In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered--a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined”.---- Iris Chang
7Mukai Toshiaki and Noda Takeshi, both sub-lieutenants, were honored for exhibiting the strongest samurai spirit by having the title "brave soldier" bestowed upon them.Encouraged by their senior officials, they agreed to engage in a killing "competition." Whoever could kill a full 100 people before the invasion and occupation of Nanjing was completed would take the prize.
11The Rape of Nanking 20,000 women were raped by Japanese soldiers most were brutally killed afterwards.The Japanese officers never restrained these brutal acts,they even encourage them, to satisfy their soldiers animal desire.
20They only remember A-bomb, but they forget the cause: what they did. China forgave Japan,so it waived claimsfor war damages in 1972.But for the Japanese,it fuels denial.They only remember A-bomb, but they forget the cause: what they did.
21Chinese city remembers Japanese 'Rape of Nanjing'
22High school students in Nanjing,, strike the Peace Bell December 12, 2003,Hong Kong residents hold a banner incommemoration of the victims of the Nanjing Massacre before the Monument to Peace inHong Kong December 12, 2003