Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity

Over 150,000 innocents died of starvation in Changchun, northeastern China, after the end of WW2 when Mao s army laid siege during the Chinese Civil War Japanese girl Homare Endo, then age seven, was trapped in Changchun with her family After nomadic flight from city to city, Homare eventually returned to Japan and a professional career This is her eyewitness, at timesOver 150,000 innocents died of starvation in Changchun, northeastern China, after the end of WW2 when Mao s army laid siege during the Chinese Civil War Japanese girl Homare Endo, then age seven, was trapped in Changchun with her family After nomadic flight from city to city, Homare eventually returned to Japan and a professional career This is her eyewitness, at times haunting account of survival at all costs and of unspeakable scenes of barbarity that the Chinese government today will not acknowledge.Homare Endo was born in China in 1941 and is director of the Center of International Relations at Tokyo University and Graduate School of Social Welfare.
Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun How I Survived China s Wartime Atrocity Over innocents died of starvation in Changchun northeastern China after the end of WW when Mao s army laid siege during the Chinese Civil War Japanese girl Homare Endo then age seven was

  • Title: Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity
  • Author: Homare Endo
  • ISBN: 9781611720389
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. It is often said that war is hell, but the same can be said of the postwar experiences of many. During wars people have been displaced, cities destroyed, there were shortages of food and medicine. And the losers are often at the mercy of the victors. Homare Endo’s experiences as vanquished Japanese in China are recorded in Stonebridge Press’s English version of Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I survived China’s Wartime Atrocity (2016) translated by Michael Brase.Homare and her [...]

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