Felton, Mark
January 2011
Military History;Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p26
The article presents a discussion about the brutality of the Japanese military against defeated enemies and the civilian population before and during World War II. It is noted that the barbarism of the Japanese has been attributed to its feudal history which spanned from the early 17th century to the 1868 Meiji Restoration. It is also stated that the Japanese people were influenced to believe that their race is the most superior, giving them the right to rule Asia.


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