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The anti-Fascist war between the 1930s and 1940s was the first just war of a global scale in human history. It ended in the Axis' unconditional surrender in 1945, 60 years ago. Over 2 billion people in Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania (exceeding four-fifths of the world population at that time) were involved in the war. People who had experienced that unheard-of calamity will never forget those days when flames of battle raged everywhere.
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Allied Against Adversity
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- Anna Louise Strong – a Sincere Friend of the Chinese People
- Norman Bethune – A Great International Humanitarian
- D K. Kotnis – Saving Lives Until the Very End
- Hans Shippe – Yimeng Sacrifice
- Rewi Alley – Founder of the Industrial Cooperative
- George Hatem – The First Foreign Citizen
- G. Kulishenko – An Amazing Hawk
- Michael Lindsay – Telecommunications Pioneer of the Eighth Route Army
The Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders
The Memorial Hall of China's War of Resistance Against Japan
30th Anniversary of Normalization of Sino-Japanese Ties
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Major Battles
The Lugouqiao (Marco Polo Bridge) in southwest Peiping was densely covered with war clouds.
On July 7, 1937, Japanese troops launched an attack on Lugouqiao.
The 29th Army soldiers fight against Japanese troops at Lugouqiao.
Song Zheyuan, commander of the 29th Army.
Soldiers of the 29th Army in Wanping town run to Lugouqiao for battle.
Japanese Prime Minister Konoe Fumimaro Held an emergency cabinet meeting on July 11, 1937, to plot full-scale invasion of China.
Xie Jinyuan (sitting), deputy commander of the 524th Regiment, led his men in fierce battles to defend Sihang warehouses, during which 800 of his soldiers died a heroic death.
The Japanese launch a fierce attack on Shanghai.
Shown are Chinese defending troops checking captured Japanese weapons.
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