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The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was a mass murder and war rape that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanking, the former capital of the Republic of China, on December 13, 1937 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. During this period, hundreds of thousands of Chinese civilians and disarmed soldiers were murdered by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army. Widespread rape and looting also occurred.

The sheer volume of murdered civilians during the Nanking massacre posed a formidable logistical challenge when it came to disposing of the bodies. Many Chinese were conscripted into burial teams

The Holocaust

We found out that Peter Nielsen has been shot in a public square for his involvement in the Resistance. The German Nazis killed Peter. He was someone that I loved and I cared about.words from a grieving friend

Clandestine photograph of  medical experimentation victim Bogumila Babinska in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. She was one of 74 "Rabbits" chosen for sadistic medical experimentation. Doctors cut her thigh muscles and cut into her shin bone, crippling and almost killing her.  Despite this, she was forced on a death march with other inmates beginning April 28, 1945.  She walked from Northern Germany to her home in Warsaw and survived the war.  She died in 1980.

Clandestine photograph of a Polish political prisoner and medical experimentation victim in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. Pictured is Bogumila Babinska (Jasiuk).

Hans Bellmer, 'Study for Georges Bataille’s “L’Histoire de l’oeil”', 1946.

Hans Bellmer – Study for Georges Bataille’s “L’Histoire de l’oeil” 1946