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    The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957 by Frank Dikötter – Review


    All must think of Chairman Mao, all must obey Chairman Mao...

    Hazel Lee - a Chinese American pilot who flew for the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

    Fang Dazeng, famous Chinese war photographer in the late 1930s.

    Rarely Seen Photos of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

    Japanese pilot

    10 September 1976: Death of Mao leaves power vacuum. Archived news report by John Gittings. (As the Guardian's China specialist, John Gittings witnessed the Cultural Revolution first hand, and in the aftermath of this report followed the rise of the Gang of Four with a keen eye. He remained the paper's East Asia editor through the Tienanmen Square massacre and the handover of Hong Kong.)

    LIFE Magazine, December 22, 1941: "How to tell Japs from the Chinese"

    From the album of a german colonist. China, Shandong / Around 1900.


    Timeline of Chinese history - Imperial China

    Mao 1966 Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

    Chinese Revolution Art - 1955-Warmly-love-chairman-Mao

    Pacific Theater, WWII, USS Saratoga, 1943-44, by Wayne Miller. (Sorry I'm spamming up Pinterest with WWII stuff, but I honestly can't think of anything better to spam up Pinterest with other than History)

    Ouyang Xiang, son of the former first secretary of Heilongjiang’s provincial party committee, was dragged outside the North Plaza Hotel, persecuted for sending an unsigned letter to the provincial revolutionary committee defending his denounced father. Three days later, he was pushed out of a third-story window of the building where he was held. The official report called his death a suicide. Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Nov. 30, 1968. Li Zhensheng

    Chinese Propaganda Poster : Chairman Mao and us together

    The last emperor Puyi and his mother.

    China. Cultural Revolution Propaganda, c. 1966

    U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX century. Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

    Empress Cixi - China (1881) began as a minor concubine of the Chinese emperor, but became Dowager Empress when she gave birth to a royal heir. She is rumored to have murdered her son so that she could continue ruling China after he came of age. She supported the Boxer rebellion in 1899-1900.