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Lessons of the Blood : Unit 731 and the Legacy of Biological Warfare / Java (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorJava (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.
Description1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Portion of title Unit 731 and Legacy of Biological Warfare
Contents Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Corps (3:12) -- Disease After War (2:10) -- Lesson 1: The Doolittle Raid (2:54) -- Lesson 1: The Doolittle Raid-Punishing the Chinese (4:29) -- Lesson 2: The Historical Record (3:13) -- Lesson 2: The Historical Record-Germs in Quzhou (4:57) -- Lesson 3: The Theory of Justice (4:08) -- Lesson 3: The Theory of Justice- In Court (6:26) -- Lesson 4: History from Below (3:32) -- Lesson 4: History from Below-Survivors (4:45) -- Lesson 4: History from Below-Hate and Misery (6:30) -- Legacy of Unit 731 (1:58) -- Credits: Lessons of the Blood: Unit 731 and the Legacy of Biological Warfare (2:44)
Abstract This program explores the legacy of Unit 731, a research division of the Japanese Imperial Army that conducted human experimentation on Chinese civilians during World War II. Traveling to some of China's "rotten leg villages," the video features eloquent testimony from elderly survivors who still tend deeply ulcerated, unhealed wounds resulting from Unit 731's biological attacks. The documentary highlights efforts to bring the truth about Unit 731 to light, with activists accusing modern-day Japan of downplaying or denying the episode.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 07, 2012.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Audience Viewer discretion is advised.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguagePortions with English subtitles
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Java (Firm), 2010.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number47871 Films Media Group

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