In this episode of Beyond The Dark we delve into an unforgettable atrocity committed by the Imperial Army on Chinese soil, Sadly it was not the only one they would commit.
Between 1937 to 1945 a microbiologist and medical officer became the director of one of the macabre facility's in history, Spanning 2 square miles with the capacity to hold up to 400 prisoners located in the puppet state of Manchukuo (now Northeast China) it was situated in Ping Fang an area located outside the city of Harbin, It was the infamous UNIT 731. over the course of 8 years thousands of prisoners suffered at his hands and the hands of his researchers and soliders, Being reffered to as "Logs" to be thrown into a madman's fire. That man was Dr. Shiro Ishii.
To this day the events of Unit 731 are still the worst human experiments in recorded history, leaving many family's of the victims still feeling it's effects, from exposure to frostbite, vivisection, water torture and even manufacturing a swarm of flea's infected with the plague, the diabolical act's committed by these men will forever scar China's history. Due to their crimes the researchers were given the title "The Devil's Doctors" By the populace, Including the likes of Army Engineer Hisato Yoshimura who conducted the frost bite experiments, and General Otozō Yamada.