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Unit 731 : testimony

Author: Hal Gold
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English
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[This book] represents an essential addition to the growing body of literature on the still-unfolding story of one of the most infamous military outfits in modern history. By showing how the ethics of "normal" men and women, and even an entire profession, can be warped by the fire of war, this important book offers a window on a time of human madness, in the hope that such days will never come again.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Gold
OCLC Number: 56412273
Notes: Originally published: [Tokyo, Japan] : Yenbooks, ©1996.
Contents: Historical overview: Background Japanese biological warfare; New type of warfare; Creating pathology; End and aftermath; Unit 731 in modern times --
Testimonies: Researcher attached to Unit 1644 (anonymous); Virologist attached to Unit 731 (anonymous); Ishii Shiro's driver (Koshi Sadao); Pharmacist attached to the laboratory at Dalian (Meguro Masahiko); Captain, Japanese Imperial Army (Kojima Takeo).
Other Titles: Unit Seven Thirty-One
Unit Seven Hundred Thirty-One
Japan's wartime human experimentation program
Responsibility: Hal Gold.

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[This book] represents an essential addition to the growing body of literature on the still-unfolding story of one of the most infamous military outfits in modern history. By showing how the ethics of "normal" men and women, and even an entire profession, can be warped by the fire of war, this important book offers a window on a time of human madness, in the hope that such days will never come again.-Back cover.

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