Essays Tagged: "Imperial Japanese Army"

The Rape of Nanking

e Diary of Anne Frank. Many are taught about the atomic bombs that the United States dropped on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But ask them about the horrors of Nanking and they do not ev ... name. Many adults, even educated adults, are not familiar with this massacre.In December 1937, the Japanese army invaded the then Chinese capital of Nanking. They systematically raped, tortured, and ...

(2 pages) 209 7 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Did the military situation justify a surprise attack with the atom bomb?

Nimitz had already been successful in a series of victories, which broke the outer perimeter of the Japanese Empire. The American submarines were taking their toll on Japanese shipping and by the summ ... d Tinian, Guam, and Saipan, only 1350 miles from Tokyo. In October, in the Battle of Leyte Gulf the Japanese used virtually all of their fleet to hold off the American intruders, but to no avail. The ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Description of how the movie "The Last Samurai" portrays the effects of Western Imperialism on Japan

is many victorious battles against the Native Americans was called to Japan for a special task. The Japanese government was looking to make their civilization as western as possible. They adopted West ... t. He was hired to train the soldiers how to use firearms and cannons.In the first battle scene the Japanese army is unprepared even though that had a huge advantage over the samurai as far as technol ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Unspoken History Of The Comfort Women

n a story of silence for the last 50 years. "Comfort Women"� was a term used by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, to refer to the women and girls who were coerced into sexual slav ... ity for long period of time would lead to such cases of rape and therefore "damage the honor of the Imperial Army"�. But neither rape nor diseases was stopped by the development of comfort stat ...

(25 pages) 74 0 4.3 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Politics In Sports

the world. Meanwhile, in China, an even more gruesome assault was underway on another ethnic group. Japanese soldiers invaded Nanking, the capital of China, full of anger, eager for revenge. These Jap ... for revenge. These Japanese soldiers committed countless atrocities. For "Six Weeks of Terror"# the Japanese troops raped women, killed children and burned the city to the ground. This slaughter of hu ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Keeping The Dead Alive

ing the slaughter of thousands of Chinese people at the hands of the Japanese. On Dec. 13 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army stormed Nanking, murdering and torturing thousands of people who's only crime ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why The Japanese Invaded Manchuria

USA and China put up trade barriers (tariffs) which meant that no one in those countries could buy Japanese goods.•This caused the Japanese economy to brake down. Without this trade the Japanese ... ithout this trade the Japanese could not feed its people. This left the country in crisis.•The Japanese army thought that they had found the solution to Japan's problem- they needed to build up t ...

(1 pages) 18 0 1.9 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Battle Of Singapore

Singapore, was a 15 day long military campaign involving the invasion of Singapore by the Japanese imperial army. This occurred in February of 1942, right in the middle of World War II. The capture a ... etreat. At last the Japanese has a firm foothold in their invasion.On the 9th February the Japanese imperial force advanced toward a British airfield called Tengah. Australian and Indian troops met th ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II