|The good man of Nanking : the diaries of John Rabe. [John Rabe. Der gute Deutsche von Nanking. English]|
|Author||Rabe, John, 1882-1950|
Wickert, Erwin, 1915-2008
Woods, John E. (John Edwin), 1942-
|Pub. Location||New York||Publisher||A.A. Knopf|
|Date||1998||Phys. Desc.||xx, 294 p. : ill., maps, ports., facsims. ; 25 cm.|
|Location||Reading Room||Call Number||DS796.G772 R223 1998|
|The good man of Nanking : the diaries of John Rabe / edited by Erwin Wickert ; translated from the German by John E. Woods.|
Includes maps of Nanking and Asia in 1938.
Includes bibliography: p. 289-294.
The personal journals of German businessman John Rabe describe the 1937 Japanese siege of Nanking and his efforts to protect the Chinese from the massacre that followed.
Contents: Foreword / Erwin Wickert -- From John Rabe's Nanking Diary -- How It Began -- Things Get Serious -- Waiting for the Attack -- The Japanese March In -- Christmas -- New Year -- The Diplomats Return -- Closing Down the Siemens Nanking Branch -- The Japanese Want to Clear the Safety Zone -- The Living Buddha -- Farewell -- John Rabe in His German Homeland -- Between the Nanking and Berlin Diaries -- John Rabe's Berlin Diary -- Afterword / Erwin Wickert.
Translation of: John Rabe. Der gute Deutsche von Nanking.