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Diary shows Hirohito didn't want war in China: media

There are 13 comments on the Reuters story from Mar 8, 2007, titled Diary shows Hirohito didn't want war in China: media. In it, Reuters reports that:

TOKYO - Emperor Hirohito, in whose name Japanese soldiers fought in World War Two, was reluctant to start a war with China in 1937 and had believed in stopping it earlier, media reported on Friday, citing a ...

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Lance Winslow

United States

#1 Mar 9, 2007
Somewhat like Americans trying to stop a senseless war marked by rapes and civillian murders.
Historian

Melbourne, Australia

#2 Mar 9, 2007
No. It is not. The Japanese have gotten a free pass over their crimes in WW2 compared with Germany. It is disgusting how might makes right, nothing will make these distortions true, no matter how many US government lies are fed to the press for mass consumption. Thank God China has some backbone about WW2 and exposes the US cover-up of his crimes.

Sleazy, fifthly little Japanese emperor Hirohito rot in hell!!!!
luf

Calgary, Canada

#3 Mar 9, 2007
such an arguement is pointless to the people in Asia - the japanese emperor wanted a war or not, it doesn't change the fact that japanese invaded Asia nations including Korea, China, Philiphines, Singapor, Malaya, Indonesia ...etc. It doesn't change the fact that japanese murdered millions of people.

I had read somewhere that Japanese emperors were treated like a piece of shit by their militarism governments sometimes in history. So it might be true, the emperor didn't agree to have a war but it really mean nothing to the nations who got invaded, messecred by the japanese.
Lance Winslow

Hayward, CA

#4 Mar 9, 2007
Sorry, just an American opinion.
Y'all Aussies and Mexican brothers to our north keep signing in, please.
It's just that one American me is so shamed by our war crimes in Iraq and Guantanimo that I see Japanese hideous torture and killing in a light of our American present, not like history gone away and remembered only in books.
I'm the fool. Pity me. Pity America.
Vivek Golikeri

Hollywood, FL

#5 Mar 20, 2013
Lance Winslow wrote:
Sorry, just an American opinion.
Y'all Aussies and Mexican brothers to our north keep signing in, please. It's just that one American me is so shamed by our war crimes in Iraq and Guantanimo that I see Japanese hideous torture and killing in a light of our American present, not like history gone away and remembered only in books. I'm the fool. Pity me. Pity America.
Wrong analogy, Lance. Atrocities by US soldiers in Iraq have been rare, and a violation of our policy. Atrocities by Japanese troops in WW Two were intentional government policy, and were a plague. And yes, I'm afraid Japan has indeed gotten a free pass on the horrible things they did while Germany has been excoriated.

Yet it is Germany that has done an admirable job of owning up to its Nazi past while Japan has obfuscated at every step.
John

Shantou, China

#6 Mar 24, 2013
It only indicates that the Japanese are trying to beautify its shameful history.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#7 Mar 24, 2013
He got bad help, Tojo.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#8 Mar 24, 2013
In light of the shameless practice of slaughtering dolphins and whales common to the Japanese, I am glad that America was far-sighted and altruistic enough to nuke these fiends a couple of times.
africhaiti

United States

#10 Apr 2, 2013
mot
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#11 Apr 2, 2013
John wrote:
It only indicates that the Japanese are trying to beautify its shameful history.
You mean like CCP propaganda hides and tries to "beautify" IT'S SHAMEFUL HISTORY? Seems Japan is WELL AHEAD of China in the true history department!

Oh yes, my mistake!

Sorry!

You are from the mainland so YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR OWN HISTORY because YOUR CCP MASTERS don't want you to learn what they have done to China!

Sorry! I thought you were normal, and not a mainland slave!

Ha Ha Ha!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#12 Apr 2, 2013
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean like CCP propaganda hides and tries to "beautify" IT'S SHAMEFUL HISTORY? Seems Japan is WELL AHEAD of China in the true history department!
Oh yes, my mistake!
Sorry!
You are from the mainland so YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR OWN HISTORY because YOUR CCP MASTERS don't want you to learn what they have done to China!
Sorry! I thought you were normal, and not a mainland slave!
Ha Ha Ha!
You cannot be treated posting those NEGATIVE things in here.

It does not concern us.

We are not SHRINK!

Like I says...

You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!

While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.

Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
CCP is DYING

Surrey, Canada

#13 Apr 2, 2013
Stupidly, blindly positive? Or traitorous? Is it comforting to live as an idiot, on your knees to mass-murderers, in a haze of propaganda, abdicating all responsibility and turning away from the worst sort of horrors in childish weakness, and is your traitorous, delusional blindness the drug that makes you so happy?

Amazing!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#14 Apr 2, 2013
CCP is DYING wrote:
Stupidly, blindly positive? Or traitorous? Is it comforting to live as an idiot, on your knees to mass-murderers, in a haze of propaganda, abdicating all responsibility and turning away from the worst sort of horrors in childish weakness, and is your traitorous, delusional blindness the drug that makes you so happy?
Amazing!
You are really sickman and needed MEDICAL ATTENTION!

All your silly politics does not affects anyone of us in here.

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