Everyone literally knows who Hitler was & knows about the pure horrific brutality of the Nazi regime and the SS.

Yet somehow, the Japanese are often given a pass in WorldWar2 and considered less evil than Hitler.
So while the Holocaust and many atrocities of the Nazi Reich rank as the cruelest events in WW2 I think we should focus on what the Japanese did.
The rape of Nanjing.

When the Japanese army took Nanjing it subjected the civilian population to brutality and horror that would make the SS gawk in horror.
50,000+ women were raped and then executed. Women who had been raped were found dead, impaled with swords through their vagina as to kill them slowly and painfully,
Babies were used for target practice and sword practice. One man would toss the baby in the air so another could try to cut the child in half with his sword
Civilians were rounded up and executed before being left out on the street- thousands of civilians were found with bullet holes in their backs as they were mowed down while trying to flee.

Around 300,000 innocent civilians were slaughtered over the course of days.

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Around 100k people were killed village by village using unimaginable methods of tortue. Image
Comparing to that genocide the Japanese or Nazi crimes seem to be kindergarten.

Any the worst imaginable ways of killing were used & plenty new invented.
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The scale of pure sadism during the event is still not fully understood. Many times killing of one person took few days.
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