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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.

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  • Shiro Ishii was the Japanese version of the more-infamous Joseph Mengele.

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  • Shiro Ishii: As a long-time fan of Monty Python, I applaud these pieces.

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  • 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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