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Chinese stylish girl
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32 precious old photographs reveal the real life of the Chinese people in the 1980s

An album of selected images depicts a vision of China in the 1980s, very different from today. China was more ideological, and poor but apparently … Read more

1931 China floods
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15 rare historical photographs of the 1931 China floods

From the end of the 20s, China was afflicted by a long drought. Abnormal weather over central China began in the winter of late 1930. … Read more

unit 731 images
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Rare images of the infamous Japanese experiment unit 731 in China – Second Part – Graphic content

Unit 731 (731部隊) led by Japanese microbiologist Shiro Ishii, was a covert biological warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook … Read more

Suppuku
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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). They chose … Read more

Found films in China
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Lost & Found: forgotten memories – Found films in China

Found films in China – What happens if some old films are found in the debris of a city? In this period Kunming, the capital … Read more

images of Old Tibet
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40 rare images of Old Tibet

Images of Old Tibet: These photos were taken by U.S. military personnel during the period 1942-1943. American soldiers arrived in Tibet from India to support … Read more