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They Were in Nanjing: The Nanjing Massacre Witnessed by American and British Nationals

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The Nanjing Massacre, which took place after the Japanese attacked and captured Nanjing in December 1937, shocked the world with the magnitude of its atrocities. With newly uncovered eye-witness material left behind by American and British journalists, missionaries, and diplomats, They Were in Nanjing takes the readers back in time to revisit the event and live through tho ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Hong Kong University Press
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Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Suping Lu, 2004

The author briefly covers the basics of the massacre and then notes various other sources from American and British nationals who were there either during and/or just after the massacre. He notes that out of 14 American missionaries there, twelve were abused in some form. The American diplomats were concerned about damage to American property and interests (in other words, things first, people second.)

The author then includes a list of the people in the International Committee for
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