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Part 2: The Battle of Songhu

Japanese navy started its provocation in Shanghai after the July 7 Incident. A Japanese navy officer was shot dead by members of the Chinese Peace Preservation Corps for his provocation in Shanghai Hongqiao Airport on August 9, 1937. More>>

1. Photo shows the telegram from Zhang Zhizhong, Commander in Chief of Chinese 9th Army Group, on Japanese army’s surge to Chiang Kai-shek on August 9, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

2. Photo shows the telegram from Chen Cheng, Commander in Chief of the Left Flank Army, on the situation on the battlefield of Liuhe and Luodian, and the state of the enemy to Chiang Kai-shek on August 27, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

3. Photo shows the telegram from Zhang Zhizhong, Commander in Chief of Chinese 9th Army Group, on the deployment of Division 87 and Division 88 to Chiang Kai-shek on August 27, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

4. Photo shows the detailed report on Division 78’s fight against Japanese army in the Battle of Songhu from September 9 to 22, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

5. Photo shows the telegrams from Chiang Kai-shek encouraging defending troops’ to boldly fight against the enemy to Gu Zhutong, Deputy Commander of the Third Theatre of Operation on September 13, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

6. Photo shows the report on Chinese troops’ attack on Japanese army at Fudan University in Shanghai sent by Gu Zhutong, Deputy Commander of the Third Theatre of Operation, to He Yingqin, Minister of Military Affairs, on September 28, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

7. Photo shows the report on the fierce Battle of Songhu from Sun Yuanliang, Commander of Division 88, to Chiang Kai-shek on October 5, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

8. Photo shows the war map of Chinese 78th Army near Beixinjing south of Suzhou River, on November 8, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

9. Photo shows Regiment 524 of Division 88 led by its Commander Xie Jinyuan in the fierce battle against Japanese army at Xihang Warehouse. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

10. Photo shows Chinese reinforcement troops marching to the frontline in the Battle of Songhu. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

1. Photo shows the telegram from Zhang Zhizhong, Commander in Chief of Chinese 9th Army Group, on Japanese army’s surge to Chiang Kai-shek on August 9, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

2014-09-03 17:47 By: GMW.cn 
1. Photo shows the telegram from Zhang Zhizhong, Commander in Chief of Chinese 9th Army Group, on Japanese army’s surge to Chiang Kai-shek on August 9, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

1. Photo shows the telegram from Zhang Zhizhong, Commander in Chief of Chinese 9th Army Group, on Japanese army’s surge to Chiang Kai-shek on August 9, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]