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Part 8: The Battle of Nanjing

After occupying Shanghai, Japanese army decided to attack Nanjing, capital of China at that moment, so as to “punish” Chinese people for resistance against its aggression. The supreme headquarters of the Japanese military ordered troops, including navy, to attack and occupy Nanjing from three directions on December 1, 1937. More>>

1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.

2.Photo shows Division 51 defending Nanjing from November to December, 1937.

3.Photo shows the detailed description of the Battle of Nanjing in December, 1937.

4.Photo shows the detailed description of the performance of Division 88 in the Battle of Nanjing in December, 1937.

5.Photo shows policemen of Nanjing participating in the battle in December, 1937.

6.Photo shows the detailed telegram on military policemen’s fight against the enemy at the Battle of Nanjing in December, 1937.

7.Photo shows the Japanese army’s vehicle.

8.Photo shows Japanese troops attacking Linggu Temple of Nanjing.

9. Photo shows Japanese troops breaking open Zhongshan Gate and entering Nanjing city.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.

2014-09-12 09:26 By: GMW.cn 
1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.


1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.


1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937.

1. Photo shows the telegram from Chiang Kai-shek on the battle array for the 3rd and 7th theatres of operations and capital garrison on November 25, 1937. (Photo provided by Second Historical Archives of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]