Sunday, March 6, 2005; Page B04
The mass murder of civilians in acts of genocide and other crimes against humanity stand out amid a hundred years of bloody warfare. Here are estimates of death tolls from some of the many episodes. The exact numbers will never be known.
ARMENIANS IN TURKEY (1915-18)
STALIN’S FORCED FAMINE IN UKRAINE (1932-33)
JAPANESE MASSACRE OF CHINESE (The Rape of Nanjing, 1937)
NAZI GERMANY AND THE HOLOCAUST (1938-45)
POL POT IN CAMBODIA (1975-79)
SOURCE: COMMITTEE ON CONSCIENCE AT THE U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM