A woman cycles across the Marco Polo Bridge in the capital. Japanese and Chinese forces clashed there in July 1937, marking the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war. Photo: Simon Song
A woman cycles across the Marco Polo Bridge in the capital. Japanese and Chinese forces clashed there in July 1937, marking the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war. Photo: Simon Song

China may hold war parade at Marco Polo bridge, site of first conflict with Japan

Proposal to hold commemorations to mark 70th anniversary of end of the war at Marco Polo Bridge in Beijing could further strain relations between Beijing and Tokyo, say analysts

A woman cycles across the Marco Polo Bridge in the capital. Japanese and Chinese forces clashed there in July 1937, marking the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war. Photo: Simon Song
A woman cycles across the Marco Polo Bridge in the capital. Japanese and Chinese forces clashed there in July 1937, marking the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war. Photo: Simon Song
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