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Under its creator and leader, General Shiro Ishii, the unit conducted vivisection and other lethal experiments on humans.
Japanese army doctor Shiro Ishii ran the notorious Unit 731 and was responsible for gruesome human experiments designed to develop Japan's germ warfare systems.
Shiro Ishii was the Japanese version of the more-infamous Joseph Mengele.
Shiro Ishii: As a long-time fan of Monty Python, I applaud these pieces.
Shiro Ishii was a Japanese microbiologist who was in charge of Biological Warfare Unit 731 of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
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