Culture

3 unbelievable Japanese holdout stories you should know about

Patricia Hului

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “Victory belongs to the most persevering”. This is not necessarily works every time especially when comes to Japanese holdouts. In Japanese, they called them ‘Zanryu nipponhei’ or the remaining Japanese soldier. They were the soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II (WWII) who continued […]

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Culture

10 things to know about the Japanese Army’s Unit 731

Patricia Hului

Unit 731’s official name was ‘Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army’ but their actual work had nothing to do with safeguarding health and security. This biological and chemical warfare research development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army actually started epidemics and polluted rivers with human remains. Based at the Pingfang district […]

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