Skip to comments.Japanese War Criminal Confession Reveals Murder of 13 Chinese
Posted on 08/04/2014 2:03:17 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Japanese World War II officer Shigeta Kage's written confession, published on Monday, reveals the murder of at least 13 Chinese.
According to the original document, available on the State Archives Administration (SAA) website, the Japanese garrison army killed at least five anti-Japanese armed guerrilla soldiers and staff in Liuhe County in May 1937.
Kage admitted to killing one of them with a Japanese sword himself, according to the document.
The criminal recalled that the Japanese army forced some 6,500 households in Liuhe to move out of their houses to create depopulated zones starting July 1936. During that period, Kage killed 8 Chinese while accusing them of "entering the depopulated zone."
Kage served as chief instructor of Liuhe County Police Administration of Mukden Province of the "Manchukuo" puppet state and chief of the Police Division of the Police Bureau in Jinzhou City.
This is the latest of 45 Japanese war criminal confessions the SAA plans to publish. The SAA has been issuing one a day since July 3.
The move follows denials of war crimes by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and right-wing politicians.
This guy must be pushing close to 100 years old...
Their government has been successful in covering up atrocities since the war. The truth be known the numbers of murdered Asians by their military was actually in the millions not even counting those who were worked to death.......since it was done with out any witnesses we will never know the final count...
“This is the latest of 45 Japanese war criminal confessions the SAA plans to publish. The SAA has been issuing one a day since July 3.”
It’s pretty clear the Chinese are cranking up popular hatred for the Japanese. Their plans require massive support for war against Japan. However, it would have been far better for the Japanese to have come clean after the war. Most people in Japan know little or nothing about the horrible abuses.
Especially towards the War’s end, Japanese were killing up to 15,000 per day in China, Korea and Philippines.
Tell me again who using the Atomic bombs to end the war was the wrong thing to do....
t was kind of a waste. That didn’t end the war, Russia declaring war on Japan did.
The emporer was directly influenced by both the atomic bombings followed by Russia entering the war.
Oh, no, the Japanese didn't commit any war crimes.
The Japanese on their worse day never GOT EVEN CLOSE to Mao’s carnage of his OWN PEOPLE...
MAO MURDERED them by the millions..
Never under-estimate a progressives desire to eliminate and make miserable masses of people..
Men, women, kids, old, young, rich, poor they could care less..
Islam is a death cult.. The Progressive Cult is even WORSE...
Whats worse being pan fried by Islam -OR- jumping into the FIRE with progressives?..
The decision to surrender came too late to have been from the first bomb and too early to have been from the second bomb, but right after the declaration of war by Russia.
The second bombing and the Russians going into Machuckuo happened on the same day, Aug 9. Only after after both events did the emporer convene the council which decided to surrender.
With German efficiency, the Nazis kept records of most everything...the Japs, not so much.
There were, coincidentally, several local Japanese seafood companies, so their drivers would also show up...and old Joe would walk up to them and fearlessly curse them up and down.
Angelina Jolie is doing a movie about Louis Zamperini based on the book Unbroken. He was an Olympic class athlete before the war who was a POW for most of the war. Even he almost didn't make it.
It will be interesting to see how honestly the movie treats the brutal treatment.
Well, actually the Japanese murdered Chinese civilians by the millions as well. One horrific crime doesn't excuse the other.
And what basis did they have to believe Russia would help?
Russia certainly was going to help themselves, to Hokkaido and probably half of Tokyo.
Well, actually the Japanese murdered Chinese civilians by the millions as well. One horrific crime doesn’t excuse the other.
True... abortion included...
However, it would have been far better for the Japanese to have come clean after the war.
Apparently, our own government covered for them, as well.
Cites would be great, I’m into this history.
The differences will be as stark as the way war was waged then, and the way we started to "fight" about 25 years ago.
I'll bet the POW treatment is barely touched upon.
Reflecting on all the crap Israel is taking for defending its civilians from rocket attack, murder raids and kidnapping, we simply could not have fought and won WWII under these conditions. We would have impossible rules of engagement like in Afghanistan and endless wailing about German civilians killed in the bombing. Couldn’t be done.
We did and now there are almost no Japanese who had anything to do with the war crimes. The younger people were only told the one side - America nuked us. The Shinto culture that lead to the cruelty is weak but not entirely gone. As a result, a lot of Japanese feel blindsided by this.
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