Slaughter at Sea by Mark Felton
The Story of Japan's Naval War Crimes

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Ironically while the Japanese Navy followed many of the Royal Navy's traditions and structures, it had a totally different approach to the treatment of its foes. The author has uncovered a plethora of outrages against both servicemen and civilians which make chilling and shocking reading. These range from the execution of POWs, the abandonment of survivors to the elements and certain starvation to the infamous Hell Ships. The author who lives in the Far East examines the different culture that led to these frequent and appalling atrocities. This is a serious and fascinating study of a dark chapter in Naval warfare history.
 

About Mark Felton

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Felton began his career in psychology. But he quickly became restless and traveled west to New Mexico, where he took up writing. There, he helped found a small publication, The "Fountain of Light". He traveled to Colorado where he taught himself computer engineering. He rapidly excelled in this field and became a lead engineer at Bell Lab Optical Networking Division in Denver, Colorado. His desire for social change inspired him to work with Alpha Institute, a non-profit corporation focused on providing technology to Native Americans. Today he has returned to writing. He continues work in computer engineering, but also writes pieces for the newly re-introduced "Fountain of Light", which is now an eZine on the World Wide Web.
 
Published July 23, 2012 by Pen & Sword. 256 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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