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Cathay Hotel (now Fairmont Peace Hotel) damaged by Japanese aerial bombing, International Settlement zone, Shanghai, China, 14 Aug 1937

Caption   Cathay Hotel (now Fairmont Peace Hotel) damaged by Japanese aerial bombing, International Settlement zone, Shanghai, China, 14 Aug 1937 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 May 2009

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1. Anonymous says:
25 Nov 2015 06:54:15 PM

A tragic, but great, historically significant photo. A more accurate description would be bomb damage in front of the Cathay Hotel (now Peace Hotel) on Nanjing Rd. You can make out the words "Cathay Hotel" above the entrance. This angle is looking toward the Huangpu River and Pudong. Thanks.

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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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