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11 Sep 1937

  • Following the advice of German advisor to China Falkenhausen, Chinese troops dug in at Luodian near Shanghai to defend against a Japanese offensive. The 300,000 Chinese infantry troops would hold on to Luodian for four days against attacks by 100,000 Japanese troops with overwhelming firepower. ww2dbase [Second Battle of Shanghai | Shanghai | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Sep 1937
Nazi Party Reichsarbeitsdienstes (Reich Labor Service) men marching at Zeppelin Field, N├╝rnberg, Germany, Sep 1937

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