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BOF742536
Title
Battle of China – masacre of Nanking by the Japanese Army, largest human migration
Description
Contains some disturbing images. After the fall of Shanghai in 1937 the Japanese Army attacked Nanking, Capital of China. Shows Japanese soldiers shelling the city and fighting in the streets. Shows the brutality of the Japanese soldiers during the Nanking Massacre where 40,000 men, women, and children were murdered. These horrific scenes photographed by an American Missionary and smuggled out of China after Nanking fell. Scenes of the Chinese people uniting to fight the Japanese invaders. Their plan was to move the entire Chinese industrial complex to the far reaches of China trading space for time to produce the weapons of war. What could be dismantled was moved, what could not was burned or destroyed. The the people stated moving, the largest human migration in recorded history. 30 million people moving westward by foot, by ox cart, by train, by boat caring the industrial goods for a Free China.
Date
1947 (C20th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Aspect ratio
16:9
Duration
622.2s
Frame rate
23.976 fps
Dimensions
1920 x 1080
Keywords
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 20th century
  • 30s
  • 40s
  • armies
  • army
  • asia
  • asian
  • attack
  • attacking
  • attacks
  • battle
  • battles
  • black and white
  • blown up
  • boat
  • boats
  • bodies
  • body
  • bombing bombings
  • c20th
  • capital
  • capitals
  • china
  • chinese
  • chinese republic
  • clip
  • crowd
  • crowds
  • dead
  • death
  • destroyed
  • destruction
  • devastating
  • devastation
  • fear
  • fight
  • fighting
  • fights
  • fire
  • footage
  • forties
  • horrific
  • horrifying
  • invade
  • invades
  • invading
  • invasion
  • japanese
  • kill
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  • mass killing
  • mass killings
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  • migrants
  • migrating
  • migration
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  • mtrgp
  • murder
  • music
  • nanking
  • narration
  • narrator
  • narrators
  • newsreel
  • newsreels
  • panic
  • propaganda
  • river
  • rivers
  • sail
  • sailing
  • sails
  • ship
  • ships
  • shooting
  • shot
  • shots
  • soldier
  • soldiers
  • sound
  • thirties
  • transport
  • transportation
  • twentieth century
  • video
  • vo
  • voice over
  • war
  • wars
  • weapon
  • weaponry
  • weapons
  • world war two
  • ww2
  • wwii
  • 1944
  • 1947

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