Unit 731

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  • Unit 731: The Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of Kwantany Army in Japan

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    the date of which marks the beginning of Unit 731, a shorten name for Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung army. Unit 731 was part of a Japanese biological and chemical warfare research department with the goal of developing biological and chemical weapons for use by the Japanese Kwantung army. It was given the nickname Asian Auschwitz for its cruel human experimentations that they have conducted toward their prisoners. Unit 731 did not spare anyone from its experiments

  • Unit 731 Essay

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    Unit 731 was a secret research facility running illegally by Japanese scientists. The things that were done in this facility were inhuman and just plain cruel. Before researching, I had no idea what unit 731 was, or what happened there. This facility was the home of weird and cruel experiments done on humans, by other humans. Some of the things done here were giving people plague, freezing, and air compression chambers. What exactly is unit 731, and what was it used for? Unit 731 was a research

  • History Of Unit 731

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    happened to be during World War One. Where a man named Shiro Ishii built a top secret testing facility. Their goal was to gain knowledge by doing research on human beings. However, none of their research was completed in an ethical manner. Scientists in Unit 731 claimed to have been testing how humans would react to receiving an illness without having a vaccination. All humans who suffered from the illness ended up dying or almost dead. They were then transferred to a room for dissection, even if they were

  • Pdf Level 3 Unit 732

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    dealing with Japan, because the Soviet Union and Britain had not gotten into as much conflict with Japan as America had. MacArthur began the investigation of Unit 731 because he dearly wished for the information garnered from these experiments, believing it to be invaluable to the military. Murray Sanders interviewed every person involved with Unit 731 and not one person spoke up. If America did not find out, then it was believed that the Soviet Union would get the information from Japan. Due to the Cold

  • How Technology Hinders Society

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    After studying this unit in history and literature classes, I believe that technology hinders society and our personal lives. We've created a machine that can go beyond human knowledge. Mankind now depend a lot on technology... Skinner's in his quote, " The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. "After studying this unit in history and literature classes I believe that technology hinders society and our personal life. The impact of technology has hindered society and mankind

  • The Greatest Horrors Of Wwii

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    was over. During the trials of Unit 731, a deal was made with Ishii Shiro that the government is still trying to cover up. First, it is important to review Unit 731 and the U.S cover-up so that we may address more detailed issues concerning this topic. We will then explore the government statements on the issue of medical and military advances as a result of the deal, and explore evidence that provides a contrary conclusion. One of the greatest horrors of WWII, Unit 731, is often overlooked when talking

  • Japans Bio-Warfare Essay

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    While Germany experimented with biological weapons in World War I, the Japanese military practiced biowarfare on a mass scale in the years leading up to and throughout World War II. China became the first nation to experience the horrors of World War II. During the invasion of China, Japanese forces used methods of warfare that led to mass death and suffering on new unimaginable level.      In 1932, a few months after Japanese troops moved into Manchuria, disguised as a

  • The Second Sino-Japanese War Essay

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    Unit 731 and the American Cover-Up The Second Sino-Japanese war began on July 7th, 1937 and ended on September 9th, 1945. It was a military conflict which was fought between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan. As part of the struggle against fascism, Japan invaded China. It is clear that, due to the restriction of its natural resources, Japan tried to increase by robbing resources from other countries. Japan used the conquered Manchuria as a launching base for their troops. Manchuria

  • Why Are Biological Weapons Bad

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    most effective biological weapon would be a contagious one such as the plague. This way if you use it, it will spread itself causing an outbreak that could potentially kill a lot of people. This has happened in once in modern times by a group named Unit 731 led by a man named Shiro Ishii. Ishii and his group successfully killed over 500,000 people using biological weapons, proving that it is quite possible for bioweapons to be an effective killing

  • The Consequences Of Human Rights In The Holocaust

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    Renowned Zimbabwean revolutionary Robert Mugabe states, “Cooperation and respect for each other will advance the course of human rights worldwide. Confrontation, vilification, and double standards will not.” This quote vocalizes what human rights are and the steps necessary for liberty. However, this set of rights are constantly in violation of mankind itself in innumerable instances. The most evident event that violated these rights is the Holocaust in World War II. This Holocaust was the persecution