The Written Confessions By Kuyoshi Kamino

Windwing - Japanese War Crimes*Kuyoshi Kamino(神野久吉)
         Kuyoshi Kamino
Abstract Of The Written Confessions In English

Kuyoshi Kamino(神野久吉)

  According to the written confession of Kuyoshi Kamino in November 1954, he was born in Ehime Prefecture, Japan in 1908. In March 1941, he took part in the War of Aggression against China and was successively appointed as chief commander of police directly under the jurisdiction of Datong Government Office, and major and director of Datong Security Forces of Yan Xishan.

  Major offences:

  13 June 1941: during the "guard action" in Pinggu County, "arrested about 20 villagers and had them locked up in a cave, then threw two sneezing gas canisters into the cave, forced the people to stay inside by guarding the cave on the outside for about 15 minutes";

  15 July 1942: "raped a peasant woman aged around 32 in a farmhouse on Shizilu North Street inside the Pinglu County seat";

  13 September 1942: "raped a peasant woman aged around 35 in her home" "in a village 2.5 kilometers to the south of Erdun, Pinglu County"; 

      7 June 1945: in Nantuling Village, Guangling County, "one peasant woman aged around 25 was looking after her sick husband and another peasant woman aged around 28 was with her. I raped both of them in a corner of the toilet";

  "During my time in the Japanese Army, I killed 177 people in 17 cases", "raped 24 people in 24 cases, attempted to rape 5 people in 5 cases, and arrested 24 people in 10 cases".


The Original Text Of The Written Confessions

Translation Of The Written Confessions (Chinese)


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