Burial Records

Some articles on burials, burial records, burial:

Hart Island, New York - History - Cemetery
... Burials on Hart Island began during the American Civil War ... Burials of unknowns were in single plots and identified adults and children were buried in mass graves ... In 1977, the island was vandalized and many burial records were destroyed by a fire ...
Nanking Massacre Denial - Total Number of Military and Civilian Victims - Burial Records
... After the battle of Nanking, the Japanese military entrusted the burial of the dead to the Chinese ... Military Tribunal for the Far East used the burial records of about 40,000 bodies by the Red Swastika Society, a voluntary association in Nanking, and the burial ... often raised by many massacre denialists is the credibility of burial records of the Chung Shan Tang ...
Nanking Massacre Denial - Testimony of Westerners - Miner Bates
... Bates wrote, "Evidence from burials indicate that close to forty thousand unarmed persons were killed within and near the walls of Nanking, of whom ... The burial records include burials that were carried out not only in the period of the Japanese campaign in Nanking, but also in the period between July to October 1938 ... If the "evidence" is limited to only burial records during the Japanese campaign in Nanking, the number of women and children among the burials would become less than 0.3% ...

Famous quotes containing the words records and/or burial:

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    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    On the beach at night,
    Stands a child with her father,
    Watching the east, the autumn sky.

    Up through the darkness,
    While ravening clouds, the burial clouds, in black masses spreading,
    Lower sullen and fast athwart and down the sky,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)