TIL in WW2, Japan interned 130,000 British, Dutch, and American civilians. 14,000 of them perished as a result

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civilian_internee

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  1. *Empire of the Sun* is a good film illustrating this fact.

    Missing here is the context of the Rape of Nanjing and the overall genocide of mainlanders by the Imperial Japanese leading up to World War 2 (driven largely by post-industrial pre-modern Japan’s immense need for fossil fuel)

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