Mizuho Ishikawa

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Japanese woman recalls how weak were mistreated during WWII

National / History Jun 30, 2015

Japanese woman recalls how weak were mistreated during WWII

World War II was a painful experience all around, but it was especially cruel for the weak and physically impaired who were treated with contempt by the Japanese soldiers wielding power, according to one 87-year-old female survivor. "Japanese society was especially unkind to women, children ...