Nanking Massacre Research Paper

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1. The Nanking Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, lasted six weeks. It started on December 13th, 1937, the day the Japanese invaded and captured Nanking, which is now the city of Nanjing. During this period, the Imperial Japanese Army killed civilians and injured Chinese soldier. There are no official death tolls but there is an estimate of 200 000 to 400 000 deaths. There were 20 000 to 80 000 women raped. Once one of China’s most modern and prosperous cities, the industrial city of Nanking took decades to recover from the devastation it experienced.
2. The Imperial Japanese Army was the official ground-based armed forces of the Empire of Japan from 1871 to 1945. It was commanded by the Ministry of War of Japan and Imperial

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