Australian Prime Minister praises Japanese World War II violent attack on Sydney

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Ainu

Japan

#1 Jul 11, 2014
Attack Australian "white supremacy"!!!
Hello

Sydney, Australia

#2 Jul 11, 2014
Attack Japanese militarism and aggression!!!!
Purple

Parramatta, Australia

#3 Jul 11, 2014
He is a clown. The Chinese will go about the business as normal because they know in the long run Australia will be a playground for the Chinese. There are more and more Chinese coming to live in Australia. The PM Tony Abbott was trylng to act tough on the surface. Little substance inside.
Ainu

Japan

#4 Jul 11, 2014
Chinese living in Australia are barking like little dogs here LOL Go back home and fight for copy kingdom LOL
Hello

Sydney, Australia

#5 Jul 11, 2014
When the Japanese peace constitution Article 9 dies, Abe's militarism will come alive to haunt the US and Australia.
Ainu

Japan

#6 Jul 11, 2014
Shinzo Abe has been breaking a historical chain to let Asians shut up again. We Japanese have tolerated enough with Asian historical provocation and it's time to wake up and take a revenge. We Japanese waited for Shinzo Abe!

"Peaceful" Japan is just consider "weak" or "naive" and allows Asian historical provocations.

"Strong" Japan makes Asian scare and let them shut up. Japanese must change our own mentality to face Asians.

Japan must fight for the Emperor. This is a loyalty for the Emperor.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#7 Jul 11, 2014
Ainu wrote:
Shinzo Abe has been breaking a historical chain to let Asians shut up again. We Japanese have tolerated enough with Asian historical provocation and it's time to wake up and take a revenge. We Japanese waited for Shinzo Abe!
"Peaceful" Japan is just consider "weak" or "naive" and allows Asian historical provocations.
"Strong" Japan makes Asian scare and let them shut up. Japanese must change our own mentality to face Asians.
Japan must fight for the Emperor. This is a loyalty for the Emperor.
You mean you Nips will be Nuked again.
Purple

Parramatta, Australia

#8 Jul 11, 2014
Ainu wrote:
Chinese living in Australia are barking like little dogs here LOL Go back home and fight for copy kingdom LOL
The Chinese in Austrslia are gaining spots in cities across the country. A new Chinese migrant does not need to learn English to get on with his/her life there. The Chinese are taking over in some areas. This cozy up with Japan means little. The Japanese were prominent during the 1980's. Now no more and hard to see them competing against the Chinese. Take out the Chinese and Western elements from the Japanese culture, the Japnese would lay bare except their animal instinct.

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#9 Jul 12, 2014
this man , tony abbott , is australia shame

he praise the japanese military attacking sidney

he praise the japanese military for attacking sidney

this man , tony abbott is sick

the australia veteran soldiers protest

what if there is an american president praise the japanese military for successfully attacking pearl harbor.???????

is there any american president that will praise the japanese military for successfully attacking pearl harbor and killing 2000.????????

is there any american president that will praise bin laden.???

ha ha ha ha ha ha , australia shame

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#10 Jul 12, 2014
During a parliamentary address, which was attended by Mr Abe, the prime minister went on to praise the bravery of a group of Japanese submariners who attacked Australia during a 1942 raid on Sydney harbour.

He said:“We admired the skill and the sense of honour that they brought to their task
McQuan

UK

#11 Jul 12, 2014
Abbott is being sarcastic..really taking a piss at the japs abe while nicking its submarine technology at the same time. Western diplomacy at its best!!!
Ainu

Japan

#12 Jul 12, 2014
Just a ching, chong, chang...you noisy southern chinks living in Australia are barking like little dogs. I can recognize how you get shocked to see that Australia is allied with Japan LOL

Keep barking like little dogs in order to calm down your frustration, pathetic losers. Pretend American to get advantage and call us "Japs", nuke or something like that. Who cares about you midget, skinny, ugly and worthless southern chink bullshits?

Just despise and ignore such pathetic losers.

Japan will be armed with nuclear power in a few days according to IAEA research. Japan, USA, Australia etc will punish china and let you chinks keep international laws.

Keep in mind!!!
SYuichiro

Canada

#13 Jul 12, 2014
Australian prime minister is correct.

Japanese imperial armies deserved respect. They are heroes.

I am glad that he has the courage to say all this from his heart.

Japan and Japanese people were maltreated by the world and the media was not kind to Japanese people until the recent decade.

Idiots in North and South Korea have taken the wrong side. They should be like Australia and try to befriend with Japan. It is morally wrong to go against Japan. Taiwan is a lot more friendly towards Japanese and they are proud of Japanese connection.

If the Chinese commies did not attack Toyota, would Japan attacked Nanking?

The Chinese commies were very cunning but intelligent. For some unknown reasons, they managed to persuade the Americans to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It is very inhumane and surely is an act against humanity that the United Nations should investigate.

USA should apologize to Japanese people for atomic bombing.
McQuan

London, UK

#14 Jul 12, 2014
SYuichiro wrote:
Australian prime minister is correct.
Japanese imperial armies deserved respect. They are heroes.
I am glad that he has the courage to say all this from his heart.
Japan and Japanese people were maltreated by the world and the media was not kind to Japanese people until the recent decade.
Idiots in North and South Korea have taken the wrong side. They should be like Australia and try to befriend with Japan. It is morally wrong to go against Japan. Taiwan is a lot more friendly towards Japanese and they are proud of Japanese connection.
If the Chinese commies did not attack Toyota, would Japan attacked Nanking?
The Chinese commies were very cunning but intelligent. For some unknown reasons, they managed to persuade the Americans to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It is very inhumane and surely is an act against humanity that the United Nations should investigate.
USA should apologize to Japanese people for atomic bombing.
China attacked Toyota? I thought it was US that forced toyota to recall millions of cars for benefits of American car industry. Get your fact right please.

As for the A-bomb, ROC's Chiang kai shek was against dropping it on Japan, despite Nanking massacre, and countless genocide and atrocities committed by the japs in China, Korea and across south east Asia.

The real reason why America was in a hurry to drop the bomb was because there was a race between USSR and US to take Japan first. Japan was considering surrendering to USSR, which will allow USSR to dictate the terms of surrender in favour of USSR and Japan hopes it can bargain for more. US won't allow it hence the fastest is to drop the bomb. Sure enough, shortly after the emperor of Japan went on the radio to announce the surrender. From Japanese's point of view, A-bomb was totally unnecessary as it was clear that Japan was losing the war and a surrender was imminent.

If you want to smear China, at least get your facts right. For your information, after Nagasaki and Hiroshima, US saw how effective the A-bombs were and it even offered the French two of the same to drop in vietnam, which the French declined. Till today, US remains the only country in the history of mankind to use nuclear weapon.
SYuichiro

Canada

#15 Jul 12, 2014
Sorry, I meant Tokyo, not Toyota.

USA must apologize to Japan for the bombs. There must be no double standards.

A sincere apology by Americans will convince Japanese people that we are genuine allies and friends.

But USA refuses to do so so far.

Shame on Americans!
Purple

Parramatta, Australia

#16 Jul 12, 2014
SYuichiro wrote:
Sorry, I meant Tokyo, not Toyota.
USA must apologize to Japan for the bombs. There must be no double standards.
A sincere apology by Americans will convince Japanese people that we are genuine allies and friends.
But USA refuses to do so so far.
Shame on Americans!
The Americans never like the Japanese. The two atom bombs were not necessary but it was too good that they had to try. Who were the people the Americans killed the most in number? They were the Vietnamese during Vietnam war, the Koreans during the Korean war, and the two atom bombs dropped on the Japanese. These three people, the Vietnamese, the Koreans and the Japanese are like the Chinese. The Americans treat the lives of these yellow-skin people lightly. Now they are scheming to see the Japanese and the Vietnamese grouped to fight the Chinese. Wake up!
Purple

Parramatta, Australia

#17 Jul 12, 2014
Oh, I forgot to mention the Red Indians who are close to be Chinese.
It is so Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#18 Jul 12, 2014
The descendant of these former Australian PoW will CURSED Tony Abbott and his FM Julie Bishop for live.

Japanese Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War (POWs)

Japan did not sign the Geneva Convention. The Japanese martial code did not permit surrender and thus the Government saw no need to acceed to the European standards of warfare elected in the Geneva Convention. The Japanese treatment of POWs in World War II was BARBARIC. The most severe treatment was directed at the Chinese who were killed in large numbers by a variety of brutal means. American, AUSTRALIAN, and British POWs were STARVED, BRUTALIZED, and USED for FORCED LABOR. The construction of the Burma-Thai railroad was a particularly horrendous project in which MALNOURISHED BRITISH and AUSTRALIAN POWs were forced to do primitive hard labor under the most extreme conditions. POWs were used as slave laborers, working in brutal conditions, in many others areas such as Manchurian coal mines. Some were even USED as guinea pigs for MEDICAL experiments, including live vivisections and assessments of BIOLOGICAL weapons. Some POWs were shot at the end of the War in an effort to prevent accounts of their mistreatment to become public. We are unsure how extensive such incidents were. We know of one such incident in the Dutch East Indies. The Japanese publicly SHOT about 100 American contract workers on Wake Island.

Geneva Convention

Japan did not sign the Geneva Convention governing the treatment of POWs (1929). I am not sure why they refused. The Militarists by 1929 were becoming increasingly influential and powerful. Presumably as the Japanese martial code did not permit surrender, they saw no need for adhering to the European standards of warfare reflected in the Convention. What we do not fully understand is that during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) and World War I (1914-18), Japan also took Western POWs. These POWs were not subjected to the horrendous treatment accorded to World War II POWs. The Japanese announced after the War began that they would adhere to some provisions of the Geneva Convention (1942). I do not have details on this decision. One would assume that it was a propaganda statement as Japanese treatment of POWs throughout the war was BARBARIC and INHUMAN.

Nationality

The Japanese treatment of POWs in World War II was BARBARIC. Most of the POWs were taken by the Japanese Army. The most severe treatment was DIRECTED at the Chinese who were killed in large numbers by a variety of BRUTAL means. Few Chinese survived being taken prisoner by the Japanese. The numbers run into the tens of MILLIONS.

The killings were conducted in many ways including shooting, buried ALIVE, bayonet, beheading, medical experimentation, and many other inhuman methods. This was only a fraction of the much larger number of civilians MURDERED by the Japanese Army. Western POWs were taken in much smaller numbers and usually were not killed outright like the Chinese. American, Australian, British, Canadian, and Dutch POWs were starved, brutalized, and used for forced labor. Most of the over 130,000 Western POWs were taken in the months immediately following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (December 1941).

The Japanese took 50,000 AUSTRALIAN and NEW ZEALANDERS at Singapore, 52,000 DUTCH and BRITISH in Java, and 25,000 AMERICANS in the Philippines.[MacArthur] Other POWs included Indians serving with the British and Filipinos serving with the Americans.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#19 Jul 12, 2014
AUSTRALIAN POLITICIANS like Tony Abbott and Julie Bishop are idiots, must be made to experience these as described by former PoW before they are reborn.

FORCED LABOR by Japanese.

The construction of the Burma-Thai railroad was a particularly horrendous project in which MALNOURISHED BRITISH and AUSTRALIAN POWs were forced to do hard labor while being fed starvation wages under the most extreme conditions. POWs were used as SLAVE laborers, working in brutal conditions, in many others areas such as Japanese coal and copper mines and limestone quarries. Conditions were especially bad in Manchurian coal mines. There were Allied (mostly American) prisoners who were held at a forced labour camp near Hiroshima. Most survived the atomic bomb attack because they were deep underground in coal mines.

Camp Conditions

Despite the hard labor they were put to, the POWs were fed very poorly. Often it was rotten or MAGGOT-INFESTED rice. As a result they contracted scurvy and diseases associated with vitamin deficiencies diseases like pellagra and beriberi. POWs had to supplement their rations with what ever they could find, including SCORPIONS, SNAKES, and RATS. Sanitation conditions were also poor leading to cholera, dengue fever, diphtheria, and dysentery. The Japanese set up many different POW camps throughout Southeast Asia, the Home Islands, Manchuko, and Korea. Considerable information has been collected on these camps.

Sandakan (Borneo)

Thousands of AUSTRALIAN and BRITISH POWs suffered and died at the infamous Sandakan camp established in the in the Borneo jungle. The Japanese forced the small number who survived on a tortuous 160-mile march. Any one who DROPPED out along the way was summarily SHOT. In the end ONLY SIX escapees survived to report what the Japanese had done.[TANAKA]

TREATMENT

The POWs were also subjected to savage treatment by the camp guards. Beatings with sticks and wire were common place. Guards devised a range of fiendish tortures. Lighted cigarette butts were pressed to flesh and stick into noses and ears. There were crucifictions. Men were made to hold buckets filled with sand or water in the sun for hours on end. Men were forced to swallow gallons of water and then the guards kicked or jumped on their stomachs. There were also executions, including shootings and beheadings. One survivor describes his experiences as to how the Japanese guards disciplined POWs, "Their method was to strip you down, and then they'd put two buy behind you. They had fake Samurai words that had several angles on demand were made out of wood, which they used like baseball bats. They would also put a guy in frintvofvyou with a leather strap--something that resembled a razor strap. When they were ready they'd tell you how many times they were going to hit you. If you could stand there and take the beating, without making too much noise, they ended it. They'd give you the required number of swats and stop. If you fell down or if you yelled and screamed too loud, they started over." [Smith]
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#20 Jul 12, 2014
That is why these stories continue to be printed in our media to keep the folks in ASEAN reminded of what the REAL postwar WW2 Japan is all about.

And so for idiots who know nothing of these to support or praise about the remilitarization of Japan is not getting many support in here.

The stories as related by former PoW are all true including the one which I wrote earlier on about these SHORTY Japanese soldiers crying like babies, begging their captors to spare their lives for all the atrocities they have committed and the countless miseries they brought to ASIA using liberation of the colonialists as an excuse. The Japanese are not LIBERATORS but a worst colonialist master themselves and their ambition was to created themselves as a MASTER RACE - SHORTY MASTER RACE from Japan.

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