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 stone's throw away is the American Embassy, where American residents of Peiping flocked when Sino-Japanese hostilities were at their worst. (AP Photo) Gates Leaded, Japan Occupational, Sinojapan War, Rise Sun, Forbidden Cities, Japan Troops, Japan Soldiers, Sino Japan, War Ii
Japanese soldiers show off the bullet-pocked helmet that saved the life of their comrade (center) during the Battle of Beiping (Beijing)-Tianjin of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Battle of Beiping-Tianjin was actually a series of battles of fought in the proximity of Beijing and Tianjin, China between Imperial Japanese forces and Chinese forces and would result in a Japanese victory.
Japanese army advancing toward the city of Matung during the invasion of China, dated 07-20-1938.
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Freedom! Traffic Jam near the Brandenburg Gate as thousands of East Germans move into West Berlin on the first Saturday after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Nov. 1989. www.lberger.ca
Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal Palace, Paxton (U.K.).
SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1905 (22) "I doubt the photographer intended it, but his image of two children still 'behind bars' at the opened gate is filled with allegory about the true situation of the freed slaves." Photographed at the old Goose Creek Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.