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Brutal Treatment of Allied Prisoners of War

The Japanese captured approximately 350,000 prisoners of war, more than half of whom were natives. For propaganda purposes most of the native prisoners were ...

Japanese Prisoners of War Held by the Allies

American soldier with civilians in Okinawa

American and Filipino prisoners of war during the Bataan Death march when the Japanese force-

Describing the execution of an Allied intelligence officer in New Guinea on March 29, 1943, an anonymous Japanese soldier wrote: " Major Komai stands up and ...

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These photographs were found among Japanese records when British troops retook Singapore.

General Tomoyuki Yamashita (second right) was tried in Manila between October 29 and December 7, 1945, by a U.S. military commission relating to the Manila ...

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Figure 1.--Leonard George (Len) Siffleet (1916 – 1943) was an Australian commando. He joined the Second Australian Imperial Force in 1941 and by 1943 had ...

Six Japanese soldiers stand to attention

Filipino and American Troops Waiting in Formation

Some Allied soldiers collected Japanese body parts. The incidence of this by American personnel occurred on "a scale large enough to concern the Allied ...

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... medieval torturers who brutally persecuted heretics, and US soldiers during the Vietnam War, some of whom were court-martialed, [3] they should not have ...

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Soldiers from the British Indian Army suffered at the hands of the Japanese

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The skeletal frame of a British prisoner of war at the Japanese prisoner of war camp in the Second World War (Image: CandTAuctions/BNPS)

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For example: American soldiers killed 73 unarmed Italian and German prisoners of War in the Biscari Massacre of 1943, the British had an interrogation ...

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