"graduation ceremony of Fukuoka University Medical School"

The horrors detailed in this novel occur at Fukuoka University Medical School and Hospital, based on the actual events that occured in 1945 at the medical school of Kyushu Imperial University. For additional information, consult CG Roland's "Human Vivisection: The Intoxication of Limitless Power in Wartime" in Prisoners of War and Their Captors in World War IIedited by Bob Moore and Kent Fedorowich.