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Japan's Gestapo : Murder, Mayhem and Torture in Wartime Asia.

Author: Mark Felton
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book opens by explaining the origins, organisation and roles of the Kempetai apparatus, which exercised virtually unlimited power throughout the Japanese Empire. The author reveals their criminal and collaborationist networks, which extorted huge sums of money from hapless citizens and business. They ran the Allied POW gulag system which treated captives with brutality and a complete lack of mercy. Other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Felton, Mark.
Japan's Gestapo : Murder, Mayhem and Torture in Wartime Asia.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Felton
ISBN: 9781844684441 184468444X
OCLC Number: 797915616
Description: 1 online resource (230 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Big Brother; Chapter Two: Organ of Terror; Chapter Three: Slaves for the Emperor; Chapter Four: Bridge House; Chapter Five: Resistance is Futile; Chapter Six: Double Tenth; Chapter Seven: Sex Slaves; Chapter Eight: Slaughter of the Innocents; Chapter Nine: Asian Auschwitz; Chapter Ten: The Bomber Boys; Chapter Eleven: Kempeitai Kamikazes; Chapter Twelve: Leave No Survivors; Chapter Thirteen: End Game; Chapter Fourteen: Bearing the Unbearable; Bibliography; Index.

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The book opens by explaining the origins, organisation and roles of the Kempetai apparatus, which exercised virtually unlimited power throughout the Japanese Empire. The author reveals their criminal and collaborationist networks, which extorted huge sums of money from hapless citizens and business. They ran the Allied POW gulag system which treated captives with brutality and a complete lack of mercy. Other Kempetai activities included biological and chemical experiments on live subjects, slave labour, including 'Comfort Women' drawn from all races. Their record of reprisals against military an.

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