III. Rape of China
This sections shows the utter ruthlessness of the military machine once it has been let loose.
MASS TRAGEDY has become a commonplace of Chinese life during 12 years of Japanese aggression. These are victims of panic in a Chungking shelter during a Jap air raid.
BAYONET PRACTICE on living targets. The sergeant barks orders as Japanese soldiers ram their bayonets into Chinese prisoners of war whose hands are tied behind them.
THREE-FOURTHS of Chungking, China's wartime capital, has been reduced to rubble. This mother and her-children silently survey their home after a Japanese air raid.
REFUGEES by the thousands sought safety in Shanghai's International Settlement in 1937 while anchored Japanese warships raked the Hongkew section with point-blank fire.