Unit 731 : did Emperor Hirohito know?

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  • Creator a TVS Production
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (52 mins.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm46648142
  • Credits
    • Director, David C. Rea ; producer, Peter Williams ; historical consultant, Dr. John Pritchard ; Japanese co-ordinator, Fuyuko Nishisato


  • Among the worst atrocities of World War II were the germ warfare experiments by Japanese doctors. The germ warfare unit, code named Unit 731, was set up in Manchuris and allegedly had secret imperial approval. This shocking program examines a story kept secret for half a century.


  • VHS format.
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