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Title Eyewitnesses to massacre : American missionaries bear witness to Japanese atrocities in Nanjing / edited by Zhang Kaiyuan ; foreword by Donald MacInnis.

Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 217 EYEW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxviii, 463 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes Letters from M. Searle Bates, George A. Fitch, Ernest H. Foster, John G. Magee, James H. McCallum, W. Plumer Mills, Lewis S.C. Smythe, Albert N. Steward, Minnie Vautrin, and R.O. Wilson located at the Yale Divinity School Library.
"An East Gate book."
Includes index.
Summary The infamous Nanjing Massacre of 1937, in which the Japanese Imperial Army raped and slaughtered countless Chinese citizens on the eve of World War II, has been described in well-publicized books from various Chinese, Japanese and German perspectives. But this collection of first-hand testimony from the archives of the Yale Divinity School Library may be the most powerful record of all. Here are eyewitness accounts by a remarkable group of nine men and one woman -- dedicated, compassionate, well-educated, articulate, and devout missionaries who were there on the scene, refusing to leave, and doing everything in their power to save the Chinese victims of this appalling atrocity.
Other author Zhang, Kaiyuan, 1926-
Subject Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937 -- Personal narratives, American.
Missionaries -- China -- Jiangsu Sheng.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Atrocities.
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
ISBN 0765606844 (alk. paper)
0765606852 (paperback: alk. paper)