This page contains reference books, articles, or other media material that are either about atrocities that occurred in China and Asia during WWII or about various efforts to redress those injustices.
I. Book Bibliography: This provides a sample list of books on atrocities in Asia during WWII. The books are classified into the following categories:
2. Nanking Massacre
3. Comfort Women (Sex Slaves)
4. Biological/Chemical Warfare
5. Bataan Death March and POWs
Currently this list contains mostly books in English; more Chinese books will be added in the future. Click here to see the list.
II. Article Bibliography: This provides a small sample list of articles on atrocities in Asia during WWII.
1. “Tong Zeng’s 1991 Whitepaper” (1991-03-25): Click here to read Mr. Tong Zeng’s original 10,000 word whitepaper on the issue of “compensation to Chinese citizens from war time atrocities by the Japanese military”
2. “Japan firm ordered to pay war bill”(China Daily, 2007-12-24). Click here to read article
3. “Nanking Massacre – An Eyewitness Account”：Middletown, New Jersey, U.S.A. resident Mr. Chu-Yeh Chang, then a 14-year-old boy, recounts the horrified and tragic atrocities that he and his family experienced during that period in 1937-1938. Click here to read his account in English
4. “Sex Slaves of World War II”：Click here to read this English article.This article is in English only.
5. “Japan’s Biological and Chemical Warfare in China During WWII”: Click here to read this English article. This article is in English only.
6. “Massacre and Atrocities in Hong Kong during WWII”：Click here to read this English article.This article is in English only.
7. “The Doolittle Raid: Mission Impossible and Its Impact on the U.S. and China”：Click hereto read this English article.This article is in English only.
8. “After Doolittle: New Insights on the Raid’s Violent Consequences” (HistoryNet – May/June 2015): Click here to read the English article.”Doolittle Raid Reexamined_WW-highlight”. This article is in English only.
III. Other Media Bibliography:
1. Magee’s Testament, historic home movie filmed by the American missionary John Magee in Nanking during the Nanking Massacre (1937-1938): Click here to see the video.
2. Don’t Cry, Nanking (also known as Nanjing 1937)film by Wu Ziniu (produced by Wang Ying-Hsiang), 1995. A trailer can be seen at: Click here
3. Iris Chang – The Rape of Nanking DVD, film by Real to Reel Production in association with Dadi Entertainment and Toronto ALPHA, 1997. ISBN Number: 978-0-9739183-2-8. A short YouTube version can be seen at: Click here
4. Nanking Massacre DVD, a film by Bill Guttenberg and Stan Sherman (initiated by Ted Leonsis), 2007. The original film was named “Nanking”. The complete film can be seen online for free at: Click here
5. City of Life and Death, a film by Chuan Lu, 2009. A trailer can be seen at: Click here
6. John Rabi, a film by Florian Gallenberger, 2009. A trailer can be seen at: Click here
7. Torn Memories of Nanjing, a documentary by Tamaki Matsuoka, 2009.
8. Flowers of War, a film by Zhang Yimou, 2012. A trailer can be seen at: Click here
9. The Battle of China, an installment of Director Frank Capra’s “WWII BATTLEGROUND: Japanese Invasion of China 1937-1944″. This film can be seen at: Click here