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Beijing's role in war eclipsed by later political division of ideological camps

For a China enduring a century of humiliation, being allied with the victors in both world wars did not yield many of the hoped benefits of victory.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/6 18:58:01

China's struggle vital for Allied victory

To understand the global war against the ultra-nationalism and fascism, you have to understand Chinese contribution.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/6 19:03:01

Military parade should be seen as displaying Beijing's commitment to peace

The Chinese made great contributions and sacrifices to arrive at the eventual victory. The spirits of unity and solidarity have since been passed down through generations.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/5 18:58:01

Sino-Russian ties product of shared past

Both states have made the memory of WWII a part of “patriotic education campaigns” over the last seven decades, aimed at boosting social cohesion.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/5 18:58:01

China's WWII victory commemoration shows wish for upholding world peace: Cambodian politicians

China's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II has truly reflected the country's commitment to upholding world peace and preventing the repeat of such a historical tragedy, Cambodian politicians said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/9/5 9:47:50

China's V-Day parade underscores resolve to pursue peaceful development

The spectacular military parade China that is to be staged here Thursday carries many messages, yet all of them hail from one basic point: Beijing is steadfast in pursuing peaceful development.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/9/3 12:43:34

Respect for history, love for peace shining in China V-Day parade: US expert

Respect for history, love for peace will sparkle China's upcoming V-Day parade, which is to demonstrate an independent, self-reliant and confident China, said US author and expert on China Robert Kuhn in an interview with Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/9/2 13:43:27

China's V-Day parade to recognize its contribution, sacrifice in WWII

China's grand military parade on Thursday, the country's first to celebrate the victory of World War II (WWII), will serve as a vivid reminder of China's irreplaceable contributions in the war and its inspiration to protect peace.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/9/2 10:48:59

President Park's China trip a logical choice

Tokyo should be at ease. The parade is absolutely not aimed at making Sino-Japanese relations trickier. On the contrary, the mainstream wish of Chinese society is to take this opportunity of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war to promote reconciliation between the two sides, rather than increasing antagonism.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/21 0:03:01

Peacekeeping main focus of new parade

The anti-fascist parade must stress the interconnection between China's military power and the determination to keep world peace.
Source: Global Times | 2015/1/28 0:23:01

September 3 parade is worth our anticipation

The September 3 parade deserves to be anticipated, but we should hold back from trying to see the rehearsal and just wait to embrace the final wonderment.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/19 23:53:01

Only Tokyo, Manila decline invitation to WWII events

Heads of state from 30 countries, including the Russian and South Korean presidents, will attend China's upcoming World War II commemorations, a Chinese foreign ministry official announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/26 1:28:01

Japan reads too much into WWII parade

The upcoming commemoration in Tiananmen Square will be a grand ceremony, rather than a political maneuver or tactic.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/10 0:33:01

Abe should follow his predecessors' statements on WWII

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should follow his predecessors in his upcoming statement about World War II. Any departure will be read as a signal of major alteration in Japan's foreign policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/8/13 10:02:38

Abe's WWII speech sticks to glib words

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew global attention on Friday in one of Japan's biggest moments in recent years. But there is nothing to be proud of, as the world is inspecting the trustworthiness of the Japanese government over historical issues.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/14 23:23:01

People's Daily slams lack of sincerity in Abe's WWII statement

China's People's Daily on Saturday called on Japan to face up to its wartime history while lamenting the lack of "sincerity" in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/8/16 10:12:28

China's WWII contributions long underestimated: experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the celebrations to commemorate the 70thanniversary of the defeat of the Nazisduring World War II in Moscow on May 9.
Source: People's Daily | 2015/5/7 23:41:19

China's WWII role overlooked for decades

The victory in WWII and peace and stability after the war should be safeguarded by both China and the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/10 0:23:01