This section is a special collection of primary source materials related to the Asian Holocaust, which include original or historical document produced by governments, international organizations, judiciary agencies, as well as records of actions taken in the aftermath by the victims, survivors, perpetrators, witnesses, and the public. Secondary source materials, including highlighted sections of articles and news clippings, are also listed. Select a topic of interest from the side bar.


A Japanese newspaper report of the contest to kill 100 people.
John Rabe's diary
A recruitment ad for military comfort women from the October 27, 1944 edition of the Korean newspaper Maeil Sinbo *
* Translation of the Ad (left image):

[Military] Comfort Women Urgent Recruitment
Destination - ** Camp Comfort Woman Station
Qualifications for Recruitment - Age between 18 and 30; good physical health
Recruitment Period - From October 27 to November 8
Departure Date - Approximately November 10
Contract and Remuneration - Decided immediately after interview with individual
Number of Recruits - Ten
Aspirants should make urgent inquiries at the following place:
Kyeongseong-bu, Jongro-gu, Akwon-jeong 195
Inside Joseon Inn
Gwang (3) 2645
Mr. Heo