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Cathay Hotel (now Fairmont Peace Hotel) damaged by Japanese aerial bombing, International Settlement zone, Shanghai, China, 14 Aug 1937A boy scout tending to a toddler injured by Japanese bombing at South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2
Cathay Hotel (now Fairmont Peace Hotel) damaged by Japanese aerial bombing, International Settlement zone, Shanghai, China, 14 Aug 1937A boy scout tending to a toddler injured by Japanese bombing at South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2
Boy in the ruins of South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937Destroyed South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937
Boy in the ruins of South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937Destroyed South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937
Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2
Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2
Woman and child in destroyed South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937Chinese troops manning an Italian-made Breda Model 35 anti-aircraft gun, Shanghai, China, 1937
Woman and child in destroyed South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937Chinese troops manning an Italian-made Breda Model 35 anti-aircraft gun, Shanghai, China, 1937
Japanese bomber crew preparing bombs before a mission, 1930s; bomb on right of photo noted Japanese bombers flying over central China, circa 1938
Japanese bomber crew preparing bombs before a mission, 1930s; bomb on right of photo noted 'gift for Chiang Kaishek'Japanese bombers flying over central China, circa 1938
Victims of aerial bombing, Shanghai, China, circa Aug 1938Chinese students caring for a victim of Japanese bombing, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, Oct 1938
Victims of aerial bombing, Shanghai, China, circa Aug 1938Chinese students caring for a victim of Japanese bombing, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, Oct 1938
Chinese civilians seeking shelter in a cave during Japanese bombing, near Chongqing, China, circa 1939Large German flag painted on the roof of the German embassy in Chongqing, China to alert against Japanese bombers, circa 1939
Chinese civilians seeking shelter in a cave during Japanese bombing, near Chongqing, China, circa 1939Large German flag painted on the roof of the German embassy in Chongqing, China to alert against Japanese bombers, circa 1939
Bomb-damaged Chongqing, China, date unknownJapanese Army G3M Type 96 bomber flying over the Sun Yatsen Mausoleum, Nanjing, China, date unknown
Bomb-damaged Chongqing, China, date unknownJapanese Army G3M Type 96 bomber flying over the Sun Yatsen Mausoleum, Nanjing, China, date unknown
G3M bombers dropping bombs on Chongqing, China, circa 1940s
G3M bombers dropping bombs on Chongqing, China, circa 1940s
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