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The Flying Tigers: from Chinese pilots training camp in Arizona to the war in China against Japan

24 rare images of The Flying Tigers: from Chinese pilots training camp in Arizona to the war in China against Japan

Images of The Flying Tigers: Many Chinese (mostly coming from Guangdong) joined the American Flying Tigers in Yunnan to fight Japanese invading forces. The Chinese government sent many students to Arizona to train.

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Suppuku

Japanese officer performing seppuku during World War II

After the defeat of the Second World War II, many Japanese officers performed the ritual suicide by disembowelment, called in Japanese Suppuku (stomach-cutting).

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old images of Taiwan under Japanese rule

67 old images of Taiwan under Japanese rule

Old images of Taiwan: Between 1895 and 1945 Taiwan was a colony of the Empire of Japan. A series of beautiful old postcards of Taiwan pre-1945.

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battle for Shanghai

40 rare pictures of the Battle for Shanghai

The Battle of Shanghai, “Aka Battle” ¬†of Songhu was one of the bloodiest battles of the entire war.

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