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The Comfort Women

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Over 100,000 women were victims of forced prostitution - Japanese military prostitution - during World War II. This is their story. Unlike other war atrocities, the surviving comfort women were too ashamed to tell their stories, playing into the hands of a determined Japanese government cover-up. However, nearly 50 years after the war, the women began to speak up, scholars ...more
Hardcover, 265 pages
Published (first published 1995)
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GONZA
Jan 29, 2016 GONZA rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I had no idea about the mostly Korean women kidnapped and used as prostitutes for the Japan Army, so this book was illuminating and very sad at the same time.

Non conoscevo la storia delle donne rapite in Corea (per la maggior parte) e costrette a prostituirsi per l'esercito giapponese, quindi questo libro é stato interessante e molto triste allo stesso tempo.
Lisa
Jan 26, 2016 Lisa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A shocking story, and the Japanese reluctance to apologise and recompense these women adds insult to injury.
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