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Battle of Nanking

battle of the Second Sino-Japanese War

The Battle of Nanking was an engagement fought in early December 1937 between the National Revolutionary Army of China and the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War for control of the city of Nanking, the capital of the Republic of China.


Before the attack on the city of NankingEdit

The all-out attack on Nanking(December 10-13 1937)Edit

Aftermath of the battleEdit

Japanese victory parade(December 17 1937)Edit

Japanese memorial service in Nanking(December 18 1937)Edit

Medical services following the battleEdit

Inauguration of the Nanking Self-Government Committee(January 1 1938)Edit

Celebrations in JapanEdit