Japanese Crime of Destruction and Plunder of Korean
Cultural Assets in the Past (3)
The book destruction manoeuvre of Japan made extinct many records of government offices and civilians, and private documents made by the officials in charge of historical records were nearly burnt or became useless.
Japanese also either destroyed or burned up various cultural assets showing the talents and excellencies of the Korean nation.
The observation instruments and equipements including the udometer and water gauge which are the most precise in the world at the time were thoroughly vandalized to cease the meteorological observation for a while after the war.
The barbarities of Japanese in destroying Korean cultural assets damaged a great deal of actual objects and historical documentary records that show the wisdom and talents of the Korean people