1937 Nanjing Massacre

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall have embarked on a historic effort to preserve the testimonies of the last survivors of the 1973 Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanjing.  Testimonies in the new Nanjing collection seek to establish full-life histories of the individuals, including their social and cultural life before and after the Nanjing Massacre.  On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army captured what was then China's capital city, Nanjing, and killed as many as 300,000 civilians and numerous unarmed Chinese soldiers over the course of two months.  For full story click here.