The Good German of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe

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In 1937, as the invading Japanese Army closed on Nanking, then the capital of China, all foreigners were ordered to evacuate. One man, a mild 55-year-old German named John Rabe who ran the local Siemens factory, refused on the grounds that it would show a bad example to his Chinese workers. Sending his wife and family to safety, he watched in horror as the Japanese began to wipe out the population. Hastily contacting the tiny remaining community of foreigners, and using the flimsy authority of a pact Hitler had made with ...

The Good German of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe 2000, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349111414

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The Good German of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe 1999, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316648073

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