After War Cover-ups
Unit 731 was ordered to be destroyed as Japan prepared to surrender in early August 1945. Beginning on August 9, 1945, dynamite was used to try to destroy all the evidence of its germ warfare program.
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Unit 731- The Forgotten Asian Auschwitz
The Japanese invasion of China during the Second Sino-Japanese war has left a strong legacy of hate and disgust among many Chinese today. Much of the atrocities committed by the Japanese are now known to most historians. By far, the most despicable and forgotten act against humanity committed by the Imperial Japanese government was its covert biochemical weapons program. Euphemistically labelled as the "Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department" of the Imperial Japanese Army, the Japanese conducted a wide range of cruel and inhumane experiments on prisoners who were often innocent.