The Fallen : A True Story of American POWs and Japanese Wartime Atrocities
Marc LandasISBN: 0471421197; 9780471421191;
Book Description unspeakable crimes. undeniable proof. unattainable justice. "A gripping account of one of the darkest secrets of World War II: the systematic torture and vivisection of American pilots by Japanese scientistsfor biological warfare research. Almost sixty years after the fact, revisionists continue to deny these horrors, but The Fallen provides indisputable evidence that Japan had indeed subjected American POWs to live medical experiments–such as mutilating their organs, draining their blood, and pumping seawater into their veins. The postwar decision by the U.S. government to protect Japan’s Josef Mengele—like criminals is almost as shocking as the atrocities themselves." –Iris Chang, the New York Times bestselling author of The Rape of Nanking and The Chinese in America "A riveting and horrifying tale. Landas’s meticulous and imaginative detective work reconstructs a long-buried...