Asahigraph Vol.29 No.26 page 13-14 (December 29, 1937) | feature articles "The Sino Campaign (The Battle of Nanking)" Vol. 23 Printed and Published every Wednesday by The Tokyo Asahi Shimbun Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan. via blog.livedoor.jp/ea_warhistory/ #japanesearmy #japanesesoldier #sinojapanesewar #asahigraph
Modeled on Nuremberg, an International military tribunal in Tokyo tried 25 Japanese leaders for war crimes. It sentenced 7 to death, including General Hideki Tojo, 61, who as prime minister had authorized the attack on Pearl Harbor. Some 900 of the countrymen were also executed by the Allies for mistreating prisoners and for other atrocities.
Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905. Red Cross Nurses were a symbol of modernity and of Japan’s commitment to humanitarian ideals, during the Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905). Postcards reflected this by updating the age old tradition of Bijin-e (pictures of beautiful women). This postcard is from the “Thousand Contemporary Figures” series. S)