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‘Twenty Two’ tells life stories of survivors of sexual slavery

A Chinese-language documentary (and mainland China box-office sensation) completed with over 32,000 contributions from crowdfunding, “Twenty Two” was shot a few years ago. by James Verniere … Read more

Japanese war prints - Picture of Our Naval Forces in the Yellow Sea Firing at and Sinking Chinese Warships
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53 amazing Japanese war prints of the Sino-Japanese war

The first Sino-Japanese War, commonly now in China as the War of Jiawu 甲午戰爭, began in 1894 and ended in 1895 and was fought between … Read more

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The History of Yunnan

Yunnan is the most world-famous cradle of life on the planet. Archaeologists have discovered on this land a large number of fossils and zeolites. Early … Read more

My China Eye
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My China Eye

This sweeping, eighty-year memoir is the last work of veteran journalist Israel Epstein (1915-2005), one of the very few Western writers to experience the Chinese Communist Revolution firsthand.

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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 human experimentation mainly on Chinese, Koreans and Russians, during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) and World War II.

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

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

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

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Chinese Women of America anti-Japanese demonstrations in New York in 1938: 15 beautiful pictures

A fundraiser parade of Chinese beauty activists organized by overseas Chinese  in order to fund anti Japanese activities in Wuhan.

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30 dramatic images of the 1942 Henan famine

Henan Province was hit by a terrible famine between the summer of 1942 and the spring of 1943 that led to the death of 3 million people (other sources report 1 million deaths).

Read more30 dramatic images of the 1942 Henan famine