Lincroft, NJ —An exhibition and presentation on Japan’s biological and chemical warfare program in China during the 1930s and 1940s will take place Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Student Life Center at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. The exhibition will run from 10 am. To 9:30 p.m. The presentation will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
On display will be 50 panels from the Museum of the War of Chinese People’s Resistance against Japanese Aggression, Beijing, China.
Li Zongyuan, vice curator of the museum, will give a presentation entitled “Japanese Imperial Army’s Germ and Chemical Warfare in China: Guilt and Responsibility.” Also speaking will be Daniel Barenblatt, author of the book “A Plague upon Humanity,” which details the human experiments on Chinese men, women, and children in Imperial Japan’s attempt to develop germ warfare. Barenblatt will talk about Unit 731, the world’s largest research center and factory of weapons of mass destruction, explain why its leaders were never prosecuted, and discuss the significance of this issue today in terms of world stability and peace.
The event is being co-sponsored by the Brookdale Community College Center for WWI Studies and Conflict Resolution, the Brookdale Community College Asia Society and the New Jersey Alliance for Learning and Preserving the History of World War II in Asia (NJ-ALPHA).
For additional information, contact Dr. Don Tow, president of NJ-ALPHA, at 732-671-8379 or firstname.lastname@example.org.