Knights of Bushido

a short history of Japanese war crimes.
  • 334 Pages
  • 3.40 MB
  • 3104 Downloads
  • English
by
Cassell , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities., World War, 1939-1945 --
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD804 J3 R8 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination334p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14085882M

Lord Russell curiously names this book "The Knights of Bushido". The term "Bushido" means the "Way of the Warrior". This was a Japanese code of conduct which described the concept of bravery, courtesy, and especially of the "ideal knight".Cited by: 6.

There are other books documenting Japanese atrocities such as Daws’ Prisoners of the Japanese and Weller’s First to Nagasaki, yet none have as many testimonies as The Knights of Bushido. The book focuses mainly on British and Dutch prisoners including colonials from India, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, etc.4/4(72).

The book does a good job of explaining why the Japanese felt they had a divine mandate to mistreat prisoners, as the author explains that the Japanese code of Bushido (dating back to the days of the Samurai) held that to die in battle was preferable to capture, and that to become a prisoner was the most disgraceful thing that one could be in time of war/5.

There are other books documenting Japanese atrocities such as Daws’ Prisoners of the Japanese and Weller’s First to Nagasaki, yet none have as many testimonies as The Knights of Bushido. The book focuses mainly on British and Dutch prisoners including colonials from India, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, etc.4/4(70).

The Knights of Bushido, Russell’s account of Japanese brutality in the Pacific in World War II, carefully compiles evidence given at the trials themselves.

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This is the classic, standard account of Japanese war crimes; a best seller in its time, but out of print for many years/5(13). Bushidō (武士道, "the way of warriors") is a Japanese collective term for the many codes of honour and ideals that dictated the samurai way of life, loosely analogous to the European concept of chivalry.

The "way" originates from the samurai moral values, most commonly stressing some combination of sincerity, frugality, loyalty, martial arts mastery, and honour.

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