323 - Devastation in Asia: WW2 (Part 2 of 2)
The Pacific War may have been even more brutal than the War in Europe. Imperial Japan had a ferocious fighting force, they despised their enemies unlike even the Nazis, and they arguably tormented locals unlike any conquering army in modern history. The stories of local civilians being raped, tortured and killed en masse are truly disturbing. We also examine disturbing acts committed by the allies - like the brutal firebombing of Tokyo. Today we examine how Imperial Japan rose to power, how their attack on Pearl Harbor was decades in the making, and how the Allies defeated them. AND... no Typewriter sound beds! :) Hail Nimrod!
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