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First pictures of the Japanese occupation of Peiping (Beijing) in China, on August 13, 1937. Under the banner of the rising sun, Japanese troops are shown passing from the Chinese City of Peiping into the Tartar City through Chen-men, the main gate leading onward to the palaces in the Forbidden City. Just a stones throw away is the American Embassy, where American residents of Peiping flocked when Sino-Japanese hostilities were at their worst. (AP Photo)
World War II: First pictures of the Japanese occupation of Peiping (Beijing) in China, on August 13, 1937.
Japanese troops in China; 1937
Japanese Navy troops in Shanghai, China, 1937
Japanese troops street fighting in Shanghai, Sep-Oct 1937
japanese army Phillipines An american general,now a prisioner.
Japanese Consulate from Jinjiang Bridge, Dandong, c1930s
Japanese War Memorial on White Jade Hill, Lüshun, c1930
Masked Japanese troops in the Second Battle of Shanghai, 1937.
A Japanese soldier displays the severed head of a Chinese man, and the samurai sword he presumably cut it off with. Shanghai, August 28, 1937.
fuck japanese!!! son of bitch
Japanese Marines fighting in Shanghai, 1937
japanese marines naval troops crossing a river
General Tadamichi Kuribayashi, the Japanese Imperial Army commander of the forces that clashed with the Americans on Iwo Jima in 1945. The Americans took control of the island on March 26. (Keystone/Getty Images)
Japanese soldier giving candy to a Chinese girl, 1937-1945.