A researcher presents a photocopy of a doc from a Japanese military hospital that cooperated with Unit 731, a Japanese germ warfare military throughout World War II, in Mudanjiang City, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, August 5, 2023. /Xinhua
Two rosters of Japanese military hospitals that cooperated with Unit 731, a Japanese germ warfare military throughout World War II, has gone on public show for the primary time in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province.
The new proof of “crimes committed by Unit 731 through military-medical coordination” was made public on Sunday by the Exhibition Hall of Evidences of Crime Committed by Unit 731 of the Japanese Imperial Army, which is situated in Harbin, as China marks the 78th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
The rosters contained lists of names of workers members from 24 Japanese military hospitals in Chinese cities, together with Harbin, Dalian, and Mudanjiang.
Six pages in size, and labeled as a navy secret, the rosters have been compiled by the Japanese Kwantung Army in August 1940, and found within the National Archives of Japan on account of the cooperation of the exhibition corridor and Japanese scholar Seiya Matsuno.
Furthermore, clues about cooperation between a Japanese military hospital in Harbin and Unit 731 in a plague outbreak in Jilin Province have additionally been found.
A doc confirmed that in October 1940, the Japanese Kwantung Army dispatched the Japanese military hospital in Harbin to interact within the “prevention and control” of plague micro organism carried out by Unit 731, which was, the truth is, operations to check the outcomes of a plague micro organism assault within the title of outbreak management.
The discoveries additional instructed that the Japanese military hospital in Harbin was carefully associated to Unit 731 and was an extension of medical crimes dedicated by Unit 731, stated Jin Shicheng, a researcher with the exhibition corridor.
Studies discovered that the human experiments and germ warfare carried out by Unit 731 have been assisted by Japanese wartime medical establishments, stated Jin Chengmin, curator of the exhibition corridor. “It once again proves that the Japanese invasion of China was a top-down, organized, and planned group crime carried out by the Japanese militarism.”
Unit 731 was a top-secret organic and chemical warfare analysis base established in Harbin because the nerve heart for Japanese organic warfare in China and Southeast Asia throughout World War II.