12 rare pictures: removing corpse teams in China (1948)

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After the war, corpses were scattered along Chinese roads

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The disastrous years of the War of Resistance against Japanese aggression and the War of Liberation devastated China: corpses were scattered along Chinese roads.

Natural disasters, famines and human factors caused millions of people to die in those years. Thus, were organized removing bodies teams, composed for the most part of dispossessed peasants. Corpses were piled up thick one on another in small wooden coffins.

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