10 Horrible Atrocities Committed By Japan’s Secret Police In WW2

Sandakan Death Marches

The Japanese occupation of Borneo gave the army access to offshore oil fields, which they could protect with their air forces. Around 1,500 Australians were captured during the occupation, and many were forced into labor. Most suffered starvation, ulcers, and malnutrition.


During the occupation of the Dutch East Indies, the Japanese tried controlling the Eurasian population here. Severe repression and execution were commonplace, which was known as Kikosaku. Extreme forms of interrogation were common, and death was always the end result.