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China publishes first part of video series on anti-Japanese war

The State Archives Administration has published a video series on the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression to depict historical events and honor the Chinese fighting spirit. The first part of the series on the July 7 Incident in 1937 was released on Aug. 25 by the administration's official website. Photo: Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 21:16:20

Russians remember victory against fascism

Two volunteers distribute the St. George Ribbon, a symbol of fire and gunpowder, in Moscow’s Red Square on May 8, one day before the parade marking the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War, Russia’s term for WWII, is held.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015-05-11 15:24:22

Photo documents recording Chongqing in anti-Japanese war released

This undated copied file photo shows the dowtown Chongqing after being airstriked by Japanese bombers in wartime. A batch of file photos recording the destruction of Chongqing and the hardship of people in the city during the anti-Japanese war were released by the city's Beibei District Archive on June 5, 2015. From February 1938 to December 1943, Japanese aggressors conducted terror blasts against Chongqing and its adjacent areas with over 11,500 bombs, mainly incendiary bombs, killing tens of thousands of civilians.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 21:12:11

Photos: History video series tells Communist victory in Pingxingguan

The third episode in an ongoing documentary series on the Anti-Japanese War covered the Battle of Pingxingguan, which saw a morale-boosting victory for the Communist army in its fight against Japanese invaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-08-28 14:01:05

Archives cover key battle against Japanese aggressors

State Archives Administration Friday released archives of a key battle in Shandong Province in 1938. The Japanese army prepared an attack on vital military area Tai'erzhuang in Shandong, but encountered fierce resistance of the Chinese army, according to the archives.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-09-07 10:27:43

Archives cover anti-Japanese counterattack

China released the 13th part of an ongoing archives series on Saturday, covering a counterattack in north China's Shanxi Province in 1938.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-09-07 11:17:50

Air-strikes carried out by Japanese army during WWII

File photo shows a wounded child crying as his mother was killed in air-strikes carried out by Japanese army at Shanghai south railway station, Shanghai, east China, Aug. 28, 1937.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-07-18 12:51:01

Original document of Japanese war criminals revealed in Shandong

Photo taken on Aug. 15, 2014 shows the original document of Japanese war criminals in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province. The Shandong Provincial Archives would reveal archives of ten Japanese war criminals since Aug. 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 21:03:08

In pics: Chinese soldiers' parade in history

China will hold a parade on Sept. 3, 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the victory of World's Anti-Fascist War.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-01 17:35:06

Japanese soldiers burned Chinese civilians to death: confession

Photo released on Aug. 30, 2015 by the State Archives Administration of China on its website shows an excerpt from Japanese war criminal Hoichi Matsui's handwritten confession.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 18:11:01

People visit anti-Japanese war themed museum in Beijing

People visit the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance against Japanese Aggression, in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 18:04:12

Comfort women survivors' portraits exhibited in China's Zhejiang

Visitors view portraits and introduction of comfort women survivors in an exhibition of photos and real objects at the Hangzhou Library in Hangzhou.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 17:53:05

Japanese war criminal confesses to murder of Chinese civilians: archive

Photo released on August 27, 2015 by the State Archives Administration of China on its website shows the image of Japanese war criminal Yasuji Kaneko.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-31 17:19:48

WWII photos blended seamlessly into modern-day Berlin

A destroyed fountain at Luetzowplatz in Berlin, Germany after World War II in 1945. The image is superimposed on a photo taken from the same perspective on April 29, 2015.
Source: Agencies-Globaltimes.cn | 2015-08-28 11:18:50

In pics: Chinese innocent civilians suffer from Japan's aggression during World War II

During WWII, around 400 million Chinese people were involved in the war of resisting against Japan's aggression. A large number of them suffered starvation, illness, injury and torture from Japanese invaders who had committed crimes of destruction, pillage, rape and slaughter since they invaded northeast China in September 1931.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-28 14:04:05