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USS Saint Paul in the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, 10 Nov 1945, photo 1 of 3

Caption     USS Saint Paul in the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, 10 Nov 1945, photo 1 of 3 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
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Photos on Same Day 10 Nov 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Licensing  This anonymous work originating in the Republic of China is in the public domain. Its copyright expired 50 years after the work was made available to the public. The Republic of China governed mainland China until 1949, after which it relocated to Taiwan. Copyright protection for anonymous works under the post-1949 communist Beijing government is also 50 years.

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1. Bruce Warner says:
10 Nov 2013 04:57:04 PM

I believe that a great many people don't realize that the Marines were posted in China after WW II. They were tasked with the responsibility of making sure that when the Japanese surrendered their instruments of war they didn't fall into the hands of the Communists led by Mao Zedong. They also were supposed to protect the remaining Japanese from harm that might befall them from the Chinese. They really didn't like the last part at all.

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