Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures
Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures

70th anniversary of Japan's WW2 surrender

Official accounts of Nationalists' role in fight against Japan now seen more positively on 70th anniversary of Chinese liberation

Official accounts of the Nationalists' role in helping the fight against Japan steadily take a favourable turn as national unity is emphasised

Topic |   70th anniversary of Japan's WW2 surrender
Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures
Top: Members of the Chinese 29th Army defend Peiping (now called Beijing) against Japanese attackers behind a hastily built sandbag barricade on the Marco Polo Bridge 1937. Bottom: Defiant Kuomintang soldiers in 1938.Photos: SMP Pictures
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