Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Japanese War Crimes: Murder under the Sun

The battles against the Japanese were among the deadliest in military history. But Allied soldiers fighting against the Empire of Rising Sun had a 17.5% better chance of surviving than those held in Japanese POW camps! This film is a comprehensive look at some of the most shocking and disturbing stories from World War II the Japanese war crimes. By the summer of 1942, the Japanese had captured over 320,000 prisoners. For the next three-and-a-half years, those who survived would live through unimaginable physical, mental and emotional torture. Chilling interviews with former POWs, including Staff Sergeant Lester Tenney, author of My Hitch in Hell, reveal the cruelty and torture that defined life in the Japanese camps. Learn the truth behind some of the most famous stories of World War II, and see footage from the landmark trials where Japanese officers and leaders were sentenced for their actions."

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