TITLE

An American Missionary Describes 'Beastly' Atrocities in Nanking

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
World War II;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the text of a letter written by Reverend James McCallum to his family in Kuling, China. McCallum worked at a hospital in the Safety Zone in the capital of Nanking, China during World War II. He describes the atrocities in Nanking after it was captured by the Japanese troops in 1937. McCallum details the brutal campaign, known as the Nanking Massacre or the Rape of Nanking.
ACCESSION #
76111167

 

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