NHK Documentary

Unit 731: Elite Doctors and Human Experimentation

Japanese Imperial Army Unit 731 secretly tested bacteriological weapons on human subjects in Manchuria during the war. Recently discovered testimony and documents shed light on this taboo subject.
  • program length: 49 minutes
  • episode #4001

Saturday, August 11 at 9:10 pm on 12.4

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  • Saturday, August 11 at 9:10 am on 12.4
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Hard-hitting documentary that takes an in-depth look at some of the political, economic, and social challenges that Japan - and our world - is facing.