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Unit 731. The Most Horrific Unit of World War II


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I'd never heard of this unit until I was digging deep on some research.
Vivisection is cutting open a human being while still alive for the purposes of science. Unit 731 did this and more. The secret Japanese chemical and biological warfare unit of World War II, its existence is still denied to this day in Japan.

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Unit 731. The Most Horrific Unit of World War II

  1. 1. The Most Horrific Unit of World War II
  2. 2. Officially known as The Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army in Manchuria. Realizing that they would be behind the west in technology for weapons, particularly in the nuclear field, the Japanese turned to experimenting on humans to discover biological and chemical weapons to tip the balance of the war in their favor. Unit 731 of the Imperial Japanese Army.
  3. 3. It was located in Harbin, in Manchuria. Outside of mainland China and where a steady supply of Chinese prisoners could be experimented on.
  4. 4. It is estimated that 250,000 people (men, women and children) perished in Unit 731’s experiments. Most were Chinese, Korean and Mongolians. There were also a handful of Allied (Australian, British and American) POWs sent there, in order to make sure various diseases worked the same on Caucasians.
  5. 5. Biological warfare is the use of infectious agents or toxins to incapacitate or kill humans, plants or animals.
  6. 6. As long as there has been warfare, humans have used biological warfare in various forms.
  7. 7. The problem with biological weapons has always been that they are indiscriminate. They kill the side employing them as much as the side they are used against. The Japanese were working on ways to target certain ethnic groups. Biological Warfare
  8. 8. While the primary purpose mission of Unit 731 was to develop biological weapons, the Unit also conducted other experiments such as: •Frostbite •Vivisection without anesthesia •Effects of shrapnel on exposed victims tied to stakes in a field Testing Conducted
  9. 9. •Brain surgery to see which parts of the brain controlled various motor functions •Effect of syphilis (looking for treatment for soldiers) •Amputation to study blood loss rates •Female prisoners were raped in order to impregnate them in order to study the transmission of various diseases to the fetus. Testing Conducted
  10. 10. If a sick medical mind could think of it; it was tested at Unit 731. Be warned. Graphic images follow.
  11. 11. Victims were referred to as Meruta. (Logs)
  12. 12. The unit was under the command of General Shiro Ishii He was never prosecuted. Unit 731
  13. 13. In fact, at the end of the war, the United States did not prosecute a single member of Unit 731. Instead, we took the records of the experiments. Much as we took the Nazi scientists in Operation Paperclip. (Slideshere on Paperclip) As recently as 2003, the Japanese government still refuses to acknowledge what really went on in Unit 731.
  14. 14. What is on the horizon, and probably already being developed in secret, are genetic weapons, which are targeted toward specific ethnicities and/or genotypes. The implications of such weapons are staggering. Genetic Weapons
  15. 15. I have written about Unit 731 in several books, partly in an attempt to publicize this blight in history.
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