By Suping Lu
After the worst of the atrocities was once over, 3 American diplomats have been allowed to come back to the fallen urban on January 6, 1938. 3 days later, British Consul Humphrey Ingelram Prideaux-Brune, army connecté William Alexander Lovat-Fraser, and Air connecté J. S. Walser, besides German diplomats, arrived in Nanjing at the HMS Cricket to reopen the British Embassy.
The British diplomats always despatched out dispatches reporting neighborhood stipulations sooner than and after their arrival. those records shape a constant and trustworthy checklist of the bloodbath, its aftermath, and the overall social stipulations within the months that undefined. This publication includes a selection of British diplomatic records, Royal military experiences of court cases, and US naval intelligence reports. a depressing web page in History examines those newly unearthed records that improve our wisdom and knowing of the scope and intensity of the tragedy in Nanjing.
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A Dark Page in History: The Nanjing Massacre and Post-Massacre Social Conditions Recorded in British Diplomatic Dispatches, Admiralty Documents, and U.S. Naval Intelligence Reports by Suping Lu