Burial Records

Some articles on burial records, burial, burials:

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 ... The International 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 records of 112,267 ... A question often raised by many massacre denialists is the credibility of burial records of the Chung Shan Tang ...
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 - 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 some 30 percent had never been soldiers ... 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 ... 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:

    Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning.
    John Ruskin (1819–1900)

    How shall my animal
    Whose wizard shape I trace in the cavernous skull,
    Vessel of abscesses and exultation’s shell,
    Endure burial under the spelling wall....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)